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65-1723.Powers of state board of mortuary arts; fees and expenses. The state board of mortuary arts shall have the power to adopt and enforce all necessary rules and regulations not inconsistent with this act for examining and licensing funeral directors and assistant funeral directors, issuing licenses by reciprocity, establishing ethical standards and practices and regulating the general practice of funeral directing and cremation. The board shall have the power to inspect funeral establishments, branch establishments and crematories, and to require that funeral establishments, branch establishments and crematories, be maintained, operated and kept in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with the provisions of this act, rules and regulations of the board and any applicable rules and regulations of the secretary of health and environment. If a person applies for a license for the purpose of opening a new funeral establishment or branch establishment for the purpose of operating a funeral establishment, branch establishment or crematory which has not been heretofore inspected and approved by the board, or if a licensed funeral director or crematory operator in charge makes structural alterations or additions to an existing funeral establishment, branch establishment or crematory, the board shall have the right to withhold the issuance or renewal of any license until any such funeral establishment, branch establishment or crematory has been inspected and approved by the board or its representatives. All references herein to "board" shall refer to the state board of mortuary arts of the state of Kansas unless otherwise clearly indicated. The board is hereby authorized and empowered to do all things necessary and proper in the administration of all the provisions of this act. Members of the state board of mortuary arts shall be allowed the same fees and expenses as are allowed for administering the embalmers' license law.

History: L. 1935, ch. 234, § 11; L. 1941, ch. 297, § 23; L. 1975, ch. 462, § 92; L. 1979, ch. 188, § 10; L. 1985, ch. 215, § 14; L. 1986, ch. 238, § 2; L. 2001, ch. 183, § 10; Jan. 1, 2002.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-12-15T04:25:09. Head Rev No: 343626