(1) There is created the State Mortuary and Cemetery Board in the Department of Human Services to carry out the purposes and enforce the provisions of this chapter. The board shall consist of 11 members. The members of the board shall be as follows:
(a) Two members shall be licensed funeral service practitioners. One of the members under this paragraph shall be a funeral service practitioner who does not offer embalming.
(b) One member shall be a licensed embalmer.
(c) Three members shall be representatives of cemeteries, one representing for-profit cemeteries, one representing a city or county owned or operated cemetery and one representing a special district owned or operated cemetery.
(d) One member shall be a representative of a crematorium.
(e) Four members shall be representatives of the public, one of whom shall be a member of a recognized senior citizen organization.
(2) The term of office of the members of the board shall be four years ending on December 31. A member is eligible for no more than two consecutive terms. They shall be appointed by the Governor and hold office until the appointment and qualification of their successors. [Amended by 1971 c.650 §25; 1973 c.792 §46; 1979 c.858 §3; 1981 c.439 §1; 1983 c.810 §20; 1985 c.207 §15; 1991 c.542 §5; 1997 c.632 §12]Section: Previous 692.240 692.250 692.260 692.265 692.270 692.275 692.285 692.300 692.310 692.320 692.330 692.340 692.350 692.360 692.370 Next
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