S138 - Funeral Director Exam/Death Certificates. (SL 2022-63)
Session Year 2022
Overview: S.L. 2022-63 adds a definition for "entry level examination in funeral directing" to G.S. 90-210.20, allows greater flexibility granting North Carolina licenses to individuals who are licensed as funeral directors in other states, allows more time for individuals selling preneed funeral contracts to pay their fees to the Board of Funeral Services, requires local health departments and registers of deeds to accept paper death certificates through August 31, 2022, and creates a penalty to be assessed against individuals who do not certify death records through the electronic system.

The portions of the act pertaining to funeral directors and contracts become effective October 1, 2022. The remainder of the act became effective July 8, 2022.

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