Licensure by Military Experience; Funeral Directors, Embalmers, and Direct Disposers; Licensure Renewals of Spouses of Armed Forces Members  

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    DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    69K-25.0025Licensure by Military Experience; Funeral Directors, Embalmers, and Direct Disposers; Licensure Renewals of Spouses of Armed Forces Members

    NOTICE OF CHANGE

    Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 44 No. 222, November 14, 2018 issue of the Florida Administrative Register.

    The Board originally published a Notice of Change in Vol. 45, No. 11, of the January 16, 2019, issue of the Florida Administrative Register (FAR).  Following publication of the Notice of Change, additional concerns were raised by the staff of the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee.  Based upon those concerns, the Board published a Second Notice of Change in Volume 45, No. 52 of the March 15, 2019 issue of the FAR. Following publication of the Second Notice of Change, additional written comments were submitted by the staff of the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee. Following discussion of the comments submitted by JAPC at its meeting held on April 18, 2019, the Board voted an additional change to the rule. The change is as follows:

     

    THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:

     

    69K-25.0025 Licensure by Military Experience; Funeral Directors, Embalmers, and Direct Disposers; Licensure Renewals of Spouses of Armed Forces Members.

    (1) through (2) No change.

    (3) A member of the United States Armed Forces and a veteran of the United States Armed Forces whose appointed duties in the military is/was to act as a mortician or mortuary specialist, is eligible for licensure as a direct disposer if the following are submitted:

    (a) An official transcript showing a college level course in Florida Mortuary Law and a college level course in ethics;

    (b) A copy of a high school diploma or GED certificate;

    (c) Proof of having had the appointed duties of a mortician or mortuary specialist in the military;

    (d) Proof of successful completion of the Florida Laws & Rules examination; and

    (e) A copy of a military identification card, military dependent identification card, military service record, military personnel file, veteran record, discharge paper, or separation document that indicates such member is currently in good standing or such veteran was honorably discharged.

    (4) No change.

    Rulemaking Authority 497.103, 497.168, 497.393, 497.602(4) FS. Law Implemented 497.168, 497.393, 497.602(4) FS. History–New _________.

     

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Ellen Simon, Assistant Director, Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services, Department of Financial Services, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0361, (850)413-4985, Ellen Simon@MyfloridaCFO.com.

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Related Rules: (1)
69K-25.0025.