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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.
Click here for complete meeting announcement

 

RULE MEETING/WORKSHOP
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.

Click here for the Workshop Agenda

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 teleconference.)

 

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 ISSUED
Click here for recent guidance issued to staff of the Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services.
Posted 2-5-09

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 staff: FirstName.LastName@myfloridacfo.com

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO LICENSE APPLICANTS

Be sure to allow adequate time for your license application to be reviewed.

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.

FTC FUNERAL RULE

Click on the documents below for information on Complying with the FTC’s Funeral Rule.

 


 

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