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10.29.07.00.htm 10.29.07.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 29 BOARD OF MORTICIANS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS Chapter 07 Surviving Spouse Authority: Health Occupations Article, ยง7-308, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.29.07.01.htm 10.29.07.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter establishes standards for the issuance of a surviving spouse license by the State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors.
10.29.07.02.htm 10.29.07.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors.. 2) "Funeral director" means an individual who is licensed by the Board to practice funeral direction.3) "Mortician" means an individual who practices mortuary science.. 4) "Mortuary science" means:. a) To operate a funeral establishment;. b) For compensation, to prepare a dead human body
10.29.07.03.htm 10.29.07.03. 03 Issuance of a Surviving Spouse License.. A. Upon the death of a licensed mortician or funeral director, the surviving spouse shall:. 1) Submit to the Board within 30 days of the death of the deceased spouse:. a) An application on a form required by the Board,. b) Documentation of the spouse's death,. c) Evidence that the licensed mortician or funeral director either wholly or partly owned the mortuary science business for which an establishment license was issued,
10.29.07.04.htm 10.29.07.04. 04 Authority of Surviving Spouse License.. The surviving spouse license shall authorize the licensee to:. A. Continue the operation of the mortuary science business of the deceased licensed mortician as it had been operated at the time of the licensed mortician's death; andB. Assist with the planning and conducting of funeral services for that mortuary science business..
10.29.07.05.htm 10.29.07.05. 05 Duration of Surviving Spouse License.. Subject to the renewal provisions of Regulation .09 of this chapter, a surviving spouse license shall remain effective if the license is used in accordance with Regulation .04 of this chapter.
10.29.07.06.htm 10.29.07.06. 06 Conditions of Issuance of a Surviving Spouse License.. The Board may issue a surviving spouse license if the Board receives:. A. Documentation that the business is to be operated under the direct supervision of a licensed mortician or funeral director;B. The name, address, and license number of the mortician or funeral director that will be operating the business;C. A written statement from a licensed mortician on a form required by the Board verifying that, if
10.29.07.07.htm 10.29.07.07. 07 Limitations of Surviving Spouse License.. A. A surviving spouse's practice is limited to the conduct of the deceased licensed mortician or funeral director's mortuary business as the mortuary business had been operated during the spouse's lifetime.B. Nothing in these regulations precludes the expansion or relocation of the business by a surviving spouse.
10.29.07.08.htm 10.29.07.08. 08 Prohibitions.. A. The surviving spouse is prohibited from using the surviving spouse license to conduct business in any manner contrary to the provisions set forth in this chapter.B. The surviving spouse license may not be transferred to another person or to another person's mortuary science business or funeral establishment.
10.29.07.09.htm 10.29.07.09. 09 Leasing Space.. A. The surviving spouse licensee may not be precluded from leasing space in another funeral establishment should the building no longer exist in which the mortuary science business of the deceased licensed mortician or funeral director was conducted.B. If space in a funeral establishment is leased, all transactions, stationery, funeral programs, bank or savings and loan records, advertisements, and other documents shall explicitly serve notice to
10.29.07.10.htm 10.29.07.10. 10 Renewal.. The license of a surviving spouse may be renewed every 2 years if the surviving spouse:. A. Submits information on the form required by the Board;. B. Pays the renewal fee required by the Board pursuant to COMAR 10.29.04; and. C. Complies with the requirements under Health Occupations Article, Title 7, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.29.07.9999.htm 10.29.07.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 20, 1994 (21:12 Md. R. 1060). Regulation .01 amended as an emergency provision effective November 5, 2007 (34:24 Md. R. 2154) amended permanently effective February 25, 2008 (35:4 Md. R. 514)Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective November 5, 2007 (34:24 Md. R. 2154) amended permanently effective February 25, 2008 (35:4 Md. R. 514)Regulation .06 amended as an emergency provision effective November 5, 2007
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