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BOARD MEMBERS AND ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
The Rules Committee of the Board of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services will hold public meetings on Aug. 18 and Sept. 8, 2017. Click below for complete meeting notices and details.
2017 BOARD APPOINTMENT NOTICE
The Board of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services implements regulation of the death care industry in Florida under Chapter 497, Florida Statutes. The Board consists of ten persons. The current term of five board members is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2017. While each member whose term is expiring may seek reappointment, all applicants for the expiring positions will be considered. Persons interested in applying for appointment or reappointment to the Board must follow the application process outlined in the documents below.
RULE MEETING WORKSHOP
The Rules Committee of the Board of
Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services, will hold a public meeting on
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, to discuss Rule Chapter 69K-30, F.A.C.
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RULE MEETING WORKSHOP
The Rules Committee of the Board of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, to discuss Rule Chapter 69K-30, F.A.C.
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Click here for workshop agenda
The Board of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services will hold a meeting/workshop regarding Rules 69K-30.0021 and 69K-30.003 and 69K-30.001 on June 6, 2017 in Tallahassee.
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Click here for the draft of Rule 69K-30.001 Disciplinary Guidelines and Penalties
Click here for the meeting notice (69K-30.0021 and 69K-30.003)
Click here for rescheduling and meeting notice (69K-30.001)
BOARD MEETING RESCHEDULED
The Board of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services Teleconference Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
(Due to the weather conditions
special provisions have been made to hold this rescheduled board meeting
MONTHLY BODIES HANDLED REPORTS NO LONGER SENT TO THE DIVISION
Amended Section 497.382, F.S. (Effective July 1, 2013) CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.
NEW FINGERPRINTING PROCEDURES
The Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services will no longer be providing or accepting fingerprint cards. If there is not a LiveScan location available in your area, please contact IdenttoGO By MorphoTrust USA regarding fingerprinting procedures and to obtain fingerprint cards. Please see “Fingerprinting Procedures” on our website for instructions.
MEMORANDUM TO BOARD MEMBERS AND
ALL LICENSED FUNERAL PROFESSIONALS IN FLORIDA
Memo to Board Re: Vital Statistics
Brandenburg Memo Re:Vital Statistics
ADVERTISING BEFORE A LICENSE IS
Click here for recent guidance issued to
staff of the Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services.
LICENSED ENTITIES – A CHANGE IN BUSINESS LOCATION, OWNERSHIP OR A
SUBSTANTIAL MODIFICATION TO THE PHYSICAL PREMISES OF A LICENSED ENTITY
A change of actual physical location, a change in ownership or a
substantial modification to the physical premises of a licensed funeral
establishment, cinerator facility, direct disposal establishment or
centralized embalming facility requires Board approval. The licensed
entity is required to submit the change for Board approval using the
appropriate entity license type application form.
NEW E-MAIL FORMAT
Effective immediately please use the following e-mail format when
contacting the Division of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO LICENSE APPLICANTS
Be sure to allow adequate time for your license application to be
Chapter 497.167(9), Florida Statutes, requires an application to be
complete at least 25 days in advance of a regularly scheduled board
meeting to be considered by the board at such meeting. The Licensing
Unit has internal deadlines for identifying application deficiencies,
processing completed applications and submitting applications for board
action. Application processing begins when an application is received in
the Licensing Unit. All requirements must be received, reviewed and
acted upon two weeks prior to the next board meeting. Board agendas are
then produced and all processed applications and documents are copied
and submitted to the board members for their review one week prior to
the board meeting.
CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDERS – COURSE ROSTERS
The Division uses the DICE electronic data tracking system to manage
continuing education data. This system has been enhanced to allow course
providers to enter course completion information directly into DICE,
from course rosters, by using the attendee’s social security number or
FCCS license number.