§469-1 License. The department of health may, upon payment to it of an examination fee, examine, or cause to be examined by not less than two practicing embalmers, undertakers, or funeral directors, any person over eighteen years of age, of good moral character, and with qualifications specified in one of the following categories:
(1) A minimum of five years practical experience under the supervision of a registered embalmer or undertaker in the State.
(2) A minimum of two years practical experience under the supervision of a registered embalmer or undertaker in the State and completion of a four-year high school course or equivalent educational training.
(3) Not less than one year of practical experience and graduation from a recognized school of embalming.
(4) Holder of a state license for embalming.
All examinations shall be conducted in writing and supplemented by practical demonstrations and shall be upon such subjects as the department may by rule prescribe. Every person who passes the examination shall be given a license as an embalmer. [L 1933, c 36, §1; RL 1935, §1450; am L 1943, c 57, pt of §1; RL 1945, §3051; RL 1955, §72-1; am L 1957, c 316, §8; am L 1959, c 111, §1; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, §19; HRS §469-1; am L 1972, c 2, §28; am L 1983, c 53, §1]
Disposal of examination records, see §94-5.Section: 469-1 469-2 469-3 469-4 469-5 469-6 469-7 469-8 Next
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