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09.34.01.00.htm 09.34.01.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 01 Registration and Permit Requirements Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-204―5-205, 5-301―5-308, and 5-401―5-405, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.01.01.htm 09.34.01.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter governs the:. 1) Registration of individuals who operate cemeteries and provide burial goods in the State; and. 2) Application procedures for persons requiring a permit to operate a cemetery or provide burial goods in this State.B. This chapter does not apply to:. 1) A person that owns and operates a bona fide religious, nonprofit cemetery in this State;. 2) The operation of a funeral establishment in this State, including the sale of burial goods in the
09.34.01.02.htm 09.34.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Balance sheet" means a statement of financial position which presents assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity or fund balance, and distinguishes current assets and current liabilities from other assets and liabilities.2) "Bona fide religious, nonprofit cemetery" means a cemetery which is owned and operated solely by a religious organization and is established as a n
09.34.01.03.htm 09.34.01.03. 03 Exception from Permit and Registration Requirements.. A. Except as provided in §C and D of this regulation, a bona fide religious, nonprofit cemetery is exempt from the permit requirements in this chapter.B. Except as provided in §C and D of this regulation, an owner, operator, or employee of a bona fide religious, nonprofit cemetery is exempt from the registration requirements of this chapter.C. A bona fide religious, nonprofit cemetery in which burials have taken pl
09.34.01.04.htm 09.34.01.04. 04 Permit―Requirements for Initial Permit of Business.. A. A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership shall receive a permit to operate a cemetery or to provide burial goods in this State if the corporation, limited liability company, or partnership meets the permit requirements in this regulation.B. A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership shall receive a permit from the Office i1) Completes an application on a form provided by the Director;.
09.34.01.05.htm 09.34.01.05. 05 Registration ― Requirements for Initial Registration of Individuals Who Operate Cemeteries or Provide Burial Goods.A. An individual shall be registered by the Office if the individual meets the registration requirements of this regulation.B. An individual shall be registered with the Office if the individual:. 1) Completes a registration application supplied by the Office;. 2) Pays the initial nonrefundable application fee and any additional fees set by the Director under
09.34.01.06.htm 09.34.01.06. 06 Business Application ― Financial Stability.. A. The following are the categories of cemeteries and burial goods businesses for purposes of determining financial stability:1) A for-profit cemetery or a cemetery which sells burial goods making initial application;. 2) A nonprofit cemetery which does not sell burial goods making initial or renewal application;. 3) A for-profit cemetery or a cemetery which sells burial goods applying for renewal of permit;. 4) A burial goods busines
09.34.01.07.htm 09.34.01.07. 07 Change of Information.. The responsible party shall notify the Office of any change in the information provided in the application for a permit or registration either before or after the issuance of a permit or registration within 1 week from the date of a change.
09.34.01.08.htm 09.34.01.08. 08 Setting of Fees.. All fees shall be set by the Director. The fee schedule is set forth in COMAR 09.34.03..
09.34.01.09.htm 09.34.01.09. 09 Renewal.. A. A person who is registered or permitted with the Office may renew registration or a permit every 2 years beginning on a date specified by the Office in the following manner:1) Complete the renewal application on a form supplied by the Director;. 2) Pay the renewal fee set in COMAR 09.34.03;. 3) Meet the initial registration or permit requirements under Regulations .04, .05, and .06 of this 4) Submit the documentation required by Regulation .06 of this chapter, and.
09.34.01.10.htm 09.34.01.10. 10 Lapsed Registration.. A person who has been registered or permitted by the Office and who has allowed the registration or permit to lapse for at least 6 months may apply for registration or a permit in the following manner:A. Complete an initial registration or permit application on a form supplied by the Office;. B. Pay the initial registration or permit fee and the late renewal fee under COMAR 09.34.03;. C. Meet the initial registration or permit require
09.34.01.11.htm 09.34.01.11. 11 Hearings. A. Registration or Permit Denial. An applicant, registrant, or permit holder applying for an initial or renewal registration or permit may be denied approval subject to the hearing provisions of Business Regulation Article, §5-311, Annotated Code of Maryland, for any of the grounds listed in Business Regulation Article, §5-310, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. Hearing Before Director.. 1) Except as otherwise provided in §B(2)6) of this regulation, all conteste
09.34.01.12.htm 09.34.01.12. 12 Display of Registration or Permit.. A registrant or permit holder shall display the registration or permit conspicuously at each business address of the registrant or permit holder.
09.34.01.9999.htm 09.34.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 28, 1998 (25:26 Md. R. 1922). Chapter revised as an emergency provision effective September 1, 2001 (28:19 Md. R. 1676) emergency status expired March 1, 2002Chapter revised effective March 18, 2002 (29:5 Md. R. 503). Regulation .04B amended effective February 13, 2006 (33:3 Md. R. 241). Regulation .05C amended effective May 8, 2017 (44:9 Md. R. 438). Regulation .05D, E adopted effective February 13, 2006 (33:3 Md. R. 241).
09.34.02.00.htm 09.34.02.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 02 Perpetual Care Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-204 5-605, and 5-606, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.02.01.htm 09.34.02.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs each sole proprietor registered cemeterian or permit holder who is required to have a perpetual care trust fund and identifies the information which must be provided to the Office of Cemetery Oversight as part of the perpetual care trust report.
09.34.02.02.htm 09.34.02.02. 02 Definition.. A. In this chapter, the following term has the meaning indicated.. B. Income of a Perpetual Care Trust Fund.. 1) "Income of a perpetual care trust fund" means interest or dividends earned on the perpetual care trust fund.2) "Income of a perpetual care trust fund" does not include realized capital gains of a perpetual care trust fund.
09.34.02.03.htm 09.34.02.03. 03 Perpetual Care Report.. The perpetual care trust report shall comply with the requirements of Business Regulation Article, §5-606, Annotated Code of Maryland.
09.34.02.04.htm 09.34.02.04. 04 Realized Capital Gains of a Perpetual Care Trust Fund.. Realized capital gains of a perpetual care trust fund are not income of the perpetual care trust fund and shall be deposited in the perpetual care trust fund as principal.
09.34.02.9999.htm 09.34.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 13, 2006 (33:3 Md. R. 241). Regulation .03 amended effective May 8, 2017 (44:9 Md. R. 438).
09.34.03.00.htm 09.34.03.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 03 Fees Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-204, 5-205, 5-303, 5-307, 5-312, 5-404, 5-605, and 5-710, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.03.01.htm 09.34.03.01. 01 Registration Fees.. A. Initial registration fees are as follows:. 1) Registered cemeterian/registered seller who is a sole proprietor of a cemetery or burial goods business ― $150 plus $15 per sales contract of $250 or more entered into within the business' past 2 fiscal years;2) Registered cemeterian/registered seller who is not a sole proprietor of a cemetery or burial goods business ― $150;
09.34.03.02.htm 09.34.03.02. 02 Permit Fees.. Permit fees are as follows:. A. Initial permit fee ― $200 plus $15 per sales contract of $250 or more entered into within the business' past 2 fiscal years;B. Permit renewal fee ―200 plus $15 per sales contract of $250 or more entered into within the business' past 2 fiscal years;C. Initial permit fee for a nonprofit cemetery which does not sell burial goods ― $50;. D. Permit renewal fee for a nonprofit cemetery which does not sell burial goods ― $50;.
09.34.03.03.htm 09.34.03.03. 03 Other Fees.. Other fees are as follows:. A. Replacement of registration ― $50;. B. Replacement of permit ― $50;. C. Returned check fee ― $50;. D. Annual perpetual care trust report fee ― $25;. E. Annual preneed sales trust report fee ― $25;. F. Hearing costs described in Business Regulation Article, §5-312(h) Annotated Code of Maryland, shall be determined to be the cost of a court reporter and the transcripts ordered by the Office or by the Office of the Attorne
09.34.03.9999.htm 09.34.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 28, 1998 (25:26 Md. R. 1923) ―. Chapter revised as an emergency provision effective September 1, 2001 (28:19 Md. R. 1676) emergency status expired March 1, 2002 ―Chapter revised effective March 18, 2002 (29:5 Md. R. 503) ―. Chapter revised effective April 10, 2006 (33:7 Md. R. 668). Regulation .01A, B amended effective April 29, 2013 (40:8 Md. R. 723). Regulation .02A, B amended effective April 29, 2013 (40:8 Md. R. 723).
09.34.04.00.htm 09.34.04.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 04 Code of Ethics and Professional Standards Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-204,5-205, 5-303, 5-307, 5-312, and 5-404, 5-605, 5-710, and 5-801, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.04.01.htm 09.34.04.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs any person who holds a registration or permit to operate a cemetery or to provide burial goods in this State.
09.34.04.02.htm 09.34.04.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) Burial Space.. a) "Burial space" means land or space in a structure used or to be used for human interment.. b) "Burial space" includes an interment right in the land or space.. 2) Consumer.. a) "Consumer" means an actual or prospective purchaser, lessee, or recipient of consumer goods, consumer services, consumer realty, or consumer credit.b) "Consumer" includes an
09.34.04.03.htm 09.34.04.03. 03 General Professional Practices.. A. A registrant or permit holder shall:. 1) Act in a manner that respects and protects the dignity of a decedent and the decedent's family;. 2) Conduct business in a reasonable, usual, and customary manner;. 3) Comply with the State public health laws as set forth in Health-General Article, §4-215 and §5-501 et seq. Annotated Code of Maryland;4) Comply with Commercial Law Article, Titles 12 and 13, Annotated Code of Maryland;.
09.34.04.04.htm 09.34.04.04. 04 Professional Standards for Registered Cemeterians and Permit Holders that Own or Operate Cemeteries.A. A registered cemeterian or cemetery permit holder shall:. 1) Maintain cemetery grounds and structures in a reasonable condition;. 2) Keep accurate records of all sales and interments, including a map or plat which identifies the section name, lot number, and site number of each burial space in the cemetery or mausoleum or both;3) Establish and maintain a record with the dates,
09.34.04.9999.htm 09.34.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 22, 1999 (26:6 Md. R. 485). Regulation .02B amended effective February 13, 2006 (33:3 Md. R. 241). Regulation .03A amended effective February 13, 2006 (33:3 Md. R. 241). Regulation .04A amended effective December 10, 2001 (28:24 Md. R. 2128) February 13, 2006 (33:3 Md. R. 241)Regulation .04B amended effective February 13, 2006 (33:3 Md. R. 241).
09.34.05.00.htm 09.34.05.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 05 Crematories ― Definitions Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-204, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.05.01.htm 09.34.05.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs the definition of terms used in COMAR 09.34.06, COMAR 09.34.07, COMAR 09.34.08 and COMAR 09.34.09.
09.34.05.02.htm 09.34.05.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In COMAR 09.34.06, COMAR 09.34.07, COMAR 09.34.08, and COMAR 09.34.09, the following terms have the meanings indicated.B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Advertisement” means the publication, dissemination, or circulation of any oral or written matter, including labeling, which directly or indirectly calls to the attention of the public the goods or services one has to offer.2) “Authorizing agent” means an individual legally entitled to order the cremation of human remains
09.34.05.9999.htm 09.34.05.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 31, 2014 (41:6 Md. R. 378).
09.34.06.00.htm 09.34.06.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 06 Crematories ― Permit and Registration Process and Fees Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-102, 5-204, 5-205, 5-301―5-310, 5-312, 5-401―5-403, and 5-901―5-905, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.06.01.htm 09.34.06.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs the permit process for persons, regulated under Business Regulation Article, Title 5, Annotated Code of Maryland, who operate a crematory in the State and the fees for crematory and registered crematory operator permits.
09.34.06.02.htm 09.34.06.02. 02 Permit Issuing Agency.. A. A person who holds a permit or registration under Business Regulation Article, Title 5, Annotated Code of Maryland, and owns a greater interest in a crematory than a licensee under Health Occupations Article, Title 7, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall obtain a permit to engage in the operation of a crematory from the Office.B. A person whose ownership interest in a crematory is equal to the ownership interest in the crematory of a licensee under H
09.34.06.03.htm 09.34.06.03. 03 Permit ― Requirements for Permit for a Crematory Owned by a Corporation, Limited Liability Company, or Partnership.A. A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership shall receive a permit to operate a crematory in this State if the corporation, limited liability company, or partnership meets the permit requirements of this regulation.B. A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership shall receive a permit if the entity:. 1) Completes an application form;.
09.34.06.04.htm 09.34.06.04. 04 Permit ― Requirements for Permit for a Crematory Owned by a Sole Proprietor.. A. A sole proprietor applicant for a crematory permit shall receive a permit to operate a crematory in this State if the sole proprietor applicant meets the permit requirements of this regulation.B. A sole proprietor shall receive a permit if the sole proprietor:. 1) Completes an application form;. 2) Pays the nonrefundable application fee and any other fees due under this chapter;.
09.34.06.05.htm 09.34.06.05. 05 Permit ― Requirements for Registration for a Registered Crematory Operator.. A. An individual shall register with and receive a permit from the Office as a registered crematory operator if the individual meets the registration requirements of this regulation.B. An individual shall be registered with the Office as a registered crematory operator if the individual:1) Completes an application form;.
09.34.06.06.htm 09.34.06.06. 06 Permit ― Requirements for Permit for a New Crematory Owned by a Corporation, Limited Liability Company, or Partnership.A. A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership shall receive a permit to operate a new crematory in this State if the corporation, limited liability company, or partnership meets the permit requirements of this regulation.B. A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership shall receive a permit from the Office if, at least 30 days prior
09.34.06.07.htm 09.34.06.07. 07 Permit ― Requirements for a New Crematory Owned by a Sole Proprietor.. A. A sole proprietor applicant for a new crematory shall receive a permit to operate if the sole proprietor applicant meets the permit requirements of this regulation.B. A sole proprietor shall receive a permit from the Office if, at least 30 days prior to the opening of the new crematory, the sole proprietor applicant:1) Completes an application form;.
09.34.06.08.htm 09.34.06.08. 08 Change of Information.. The responsible party shall notify the Office of any change in the information provided in the application for permit for a crematory or for a permit as a registered crematory operator, either before or after the issuance of a permit, within 1 week of the date of the change.
09.34.06.09.htm 09.34.06.09. 09 Renewal.. A. Before the expiration date of a permit, a permit holder shall complete and return the renewal form, pay the renewal fee, and submit any required documentation.B. A person who has a permit to engage in the operation of a crematory or a permit as a registered crematory operator may renew the permit every 2 years, beginning on a date specified by the Office, in the following manner:1) Complete the renewal application form;.
09.34.06.10.htm 09.34.06.10. 10 Lapsed Permit.. A person who has been issued a permit and who has allowed the permit to lapse for at least 6 months may apply for a permit in the following manner:A. Complete a permit application form;. B. Pay the permit fee and the late renewal fee under Regulation .12 of this chapter;. C. Meet the permit requirements under Regulation .03, .04, or .05 of this chapter;. D. Submit the documentation required by Regulation .03, .04, or .05 of this chapter;. E. Provide a full written
09.34.06.11.htm 09.34.06.11. 11 Hearings ― Permit Denial.. A. Permit Denial. An applicant or permit holder applying for an initial or renewal permit to the Office may be denied the issuance of a permit, subject to the hearing provisions of Business Regulation Article, §5-312, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. Hearing Before Director of Office.. 1) Except as otherwise provided in §B(2)6) of this regulation, all contested cases before the Director of the Office shall be governed by COMAR 09.01.02.
09.34.06.12.htm 09.34.06.12. 12 Fees.. A. Permit fees:. 1) Crematory permit ― $350;. 2) Registered Crematory Operator permit ― $300;. 3) Crematory permit renewal ― $350;. 4) Registered Crematory Operator permit renewal ― $300; and. 5) Late renewal fee ― $200.. B. Miscellaneous fees:. 1) Replacement of permit ― $50;. 2) Returned check fee ― $50;. 3) Additional copy of permit ― $50;. 4) Business name change ― $50;. 5) Personal name change ― $50;. 6) Business address change ― $50; and.
09.34.06.13.htm 09.34.06.13. 13 Display of Permit.. A permit holder shall display the permit conspicuously, in a public area at each business address of the permit holder.
09.34.06.14.htm 09.34.06.14. 14 Cremation Prior to Obtaining a Permit.. A crematory may cremate the human remains of one decedent prior to obtaining a permit from the Office, provided:A. The cremation is only performed as part of the manufacturer’s operator training course for the cremation machinery in which the cremation takes place; andB. The person or persons with the right to final disposition of the decedent are notified and have given permission prior to the cremation.
09.34.06.9999.htm 09.34.06.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 31, 2014 (41:6 Md. R. 378). Regulation .14 adopted as an emergency provision effective August 28, 2014 (41:19 Md. R. 1074) adopted permanently effective November 24, 2014 (41:23 Md. R. 1372)
09.34.07.00.htm 09.34.07.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 07 Crematories ― Inspections, Complaints, and Discipline Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-204, 5-310, and 5-311, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.07.01.htm 09.34.07.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs crematory inspections, the complaint process, investigations, grounds for discipline, and penalties.
09.34.07.02.htm 09.34.07.02. 02 Inspection by the Office.. A. A crematory shall be available for inspection by a representative of the Office at any time during operating hours.B. Each crematory shall be inspected:. 1) On at least a biennial basis;. 2) In furtherance of an investigation; or. 3) Upon the sale or change of ownership of the crematory.. C. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:. 1) The premises shall be maintained in a sanitary manner to comply with Centers for Disease Control’
09.34.07.03.htm 09.34.07.03. 03 Crematory Inspection Report, Deficiencies, Violations, and Penalties.. A. The Director of the Office shall review the inspection report and make a determination as to whether a deficiency exists.B. The Office shall notify the permit holder of the results of the inspection by providing a copy of the inspection report to the permit holder.C. If a permit holder passes an inspection, the permit holder shall prominently display, in public view on the premises, a st
09.34.07.04.htm 09.34.07.04. 04 Complaints.. A. A complaint regarding a crematory authority or a registered crematory operator under the jurisdiction of the Office shall be:1) Filed by the complainant, on a form devised by the Office in compliance with the provisions of Business Regulation Article, §5-311(b) Annotated Code of Maryland; and2) Processed in accordance with the provisions of Business Regulation Article, §5-311(c)h) Annotated Code of Maryland.
09.34.07.05.htm 09.34.07.05. 05 Investigations.. The Office and the Board may share investigative information and conduct joint investigations..
09.34.07.06.htm 09.34.07.06. 06 Grounds for Discipline and Penalties.. A. Subject to the hearing provisions of Business Regulations Article, §5-312, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Director of the Office of Cemetery Oversight may deny a crematory permit or registered crematory operator permit to an applicant, reprimand any person required to obtain a crematory permit or registered crematory operator permit, or suspend or revoke a crematory permit or registered crematory operator permit of an
09.34.07.9999.htm 09.34.07.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 31, 2014 (41:6 Md. R. 378).
09.34.08.00.htm 09.34.08.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 08 Crematories ― Cremation Procedures Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-204, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.08.01.htm 09.34.08.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs the procedures to be followed by a permit holder in performing a cremation in this State.
09.34.08.02.htm 09.34.08.02. 02 Removal, Identification, and Transportation of Human Remains.. A. Upon receipt of human remains, a permit holder, in the presence of the authorizing agent or representative of the funeral establishment engaging crematory services, shall:1) Verify that the information on the wrist tag of the human remains is consistent with the documentation accompanying the human remains and consistent with the visual observation of the human remains;2) Use a metal detector w
09.34.08.03.htm 09.34.08.03. 03 Cremation Container.. A. A cremation container:. 1) Shall be a readily combustible, rigid container suitable for cremation;. 2) Shall provide a completely enclosed covering for the human remains;. 3) Shall be resistant to leakage or spillage;. 4) Shall be of sufficient strength and rigidity for ease of handling;. 5) Shall provide protection to the health and safety of crematory establishment personnel;.
09.34.08.04.htm 09.34.08.04. 04 Holding Facilities.. A holding facility shall:. A. Comply with applicable public health laws;. B Preserve the dignity of human remains;. C. Recognize the integrity, health, and safety of crematory establishment personnel; and. D. Be secure from access by unauthorized persons..
09.34.08.05.htm 09.34.08.05. 05 Holding Remains.. A. Unless prevented by emergency circumstances, human remains that have been designated for cremation shall be cremated by a crematory authority within 48 hours after receipt.B. A crematory authority may not hold human remains for cremation unless the human remains are contained within an individual, rigid, stackable, closed cremation container.C. A crematory authority may not accept a cremation container from which there is any evidence of le
09.34.08.06.htm 09.34.08.06. 06 Identification of Human Remains Immediately Prior to Cremation.. A. Immediately prior to being placed within the cremator, a designee of the crematory authority shall:1) Verify the identification of the human remains; and. 2) Place in the cremator the circular, hard metal identification disc of the human remains being cremated where it shall remain in place until the cremation process is complete.B. The designee of the crematory authority who is operating the cremator ma
09.34.08.07.htm 09.34.08.07. 07 Cremation Authorization.. A. Except as otherwise provided in this regulation, a crematory authority may not cremate human remains until:1) The body has been identified as required by Health Occupations Article, §7-411, Annotated Code of Maryland;2) The crematory has received:. a) A cremation authorization on a form approved by the Office and signed by an authorizing agent;. b) If applicable, a written delegation document or facsimile; and.
09.34.08.08.htm 09.34.08.08. 08 Record of Receipt of Remains.. A. A crematory authority shall provide to an individual who delivers human remains for cremation a receipt signed by both the crematory authority and the person who delivered the human remains, that includes the:1) Name of the individual from whom the human remains were received and the name of the individual's employer, if any;2) Name and address of the crematory authority;. 3) Name and address of the deceased;. 4) Gender of the deceased;.
09.34.08.09.htm 09.34.08.09. 09 Use of a Casket; Embalming.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, a crematory authority may not:. 1) Require that human remains be placed in a casket before cremation or that human remains be cremated in a casket;2) Refuse to accept human remains for cremation because the remains are not in a casket; or. 3) Refuse to accept human remains for cremation because the remains are in a suitable, combustible wooden casket, but may request the authorizing agen
09.34.08.10.htm 09.34.08.10. 10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains.. A. Upon completion of the cremation, insofar as is possible:. 1) All of the recoverable residue of the cremation process shall be:. a) Removed from the cremator:. b) Except for medical devices remaining after cremation, processed; and. c) Placed in a container; and. 2) The identification disc required by Health Occupations Article, §7-411, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall be:a) Removed from the cremator; and.
09.34.08.11.htm 09.34.08.11. 11 Tools.. A crematory shall maintain, at its own expense, the following tool inventory:. A. Safety placement tool measuring a minimum of 49 inches in length;. B. Wire brushes for cleaning cremators;. C. Brush with fine bristles for cleaning pulverizers;. D. Mortar and pestle;. E. Funnel;. F. High temperature protective gloves and heat resistant leather gloves;. G. Hand magnet and metal detector wand to detect and remove metal from cremated human remains;.
09.34.08.12.htm 09.34.08.12. 12 Visitors.. A. The crematory permit holder or registered crematory operator shall:. 1) Submit to the Office the number of persons not affiliated with the operation of the crematory who can safely be within the same room and within 10 feet of the cremator door; and2) Verify to the Office that the crematory permit holder has submitted the information required in §A(1) of this regulation to their liability insurance carrier.B. Crematories that begin operation after July 1,
09.34.08.9999.htm 09.34.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 31, 2014 (41:6 Md. R. 378).
09.34.09.00.htm 09.34.09.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 34 OFFICE OF CEMETERY OVERSIGHT Chapter 09 Crematories ― Code of Ethics Authority: Business Regulation Article, §5-204 and 5-310, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.34.09.01.htm 09.34.09.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter governs any person who holds a permit, pursuant to Business Regulation Article, Title 5, Annotated Code of Maryland, to engage in the operation of a crematory or to act as a registered crematory operator.
09.34.09.02.htm 09.34.09.02. 02 General Professional Practices.. A. A permit holder shall:. 1) Act in a manner that respects and protects the dignity of a decedent and the decedent’s family;. 2) Conduct business in a reasonable, usual, and customary manner;. 3) Comply with the State public health laws as set forth in Health General Article, §4-215 and 5-501 et seq. Annotated Code of Maryland;4) Comply with Business Regulation Article, Title 5, Annotated Code of Maryland;.
09.34.09.9999.htm 09.34.09.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 31, 2014 (41:6 Md. R. 378).
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