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49 Pa. Code § 13.205. Tentative agreements.

§ 13.205. Tentative agreements.

 Under section 13(d) of the act (63 P. S. §  479.13(d)), tentative arrangements for funerals may be made by unlicensed funeral home staff persons in the temporary absence of the funeral director in charge. A licensed funeral director shall ratify the tentative arrangements within 48 hours. Tentative arrangements means contacting a licensed funeral director for the embalming operation, obtaining and placing obituary notices setting a service time with the clergyman and cemetery official and making an appointment for the family with a licensed funeral director for the selection of merchandise. Final arrangements shall be handled by a licensed funeral director. Failure to follow this section will be considered unprofessional conduct on the part of the funeral director in charge.


   The provisions of this §  13.205 adopted November 11, 1977, effective November 12, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 3306; amended December 6, 1991, effective December 7, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 5645. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (151828).

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