Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-29-305. Funeral establishment licensure
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(a)(1) Funeral establishment licenses shall be issued, upon application to the State Board of Embalmers, Funeral Directors, Cemeteries, and Burial Services, only after examination of the establishment to be licensed reveals that the requirements of the board for an establishment license have been met. The fee shall accompany the application for a funeral establishment license.
(2) All funeral establishment licenses expire on December 31 of each year.
(3) The board shall grant or deny each application for a license under this section after it is filed.
(4) A person who has filed an application for a license shall not be prosecuted for a violation of this subchapter unless the applicant is properly notified that the application was denied by the board before the violation occurred.
(b)(1)(A) An owner of a funeral establishment shall:
(i) Notify the board in writing at least thirty (30) days before a change of ownership of the funeral establishment occurs; and
(ii) Supply information requested by the board concerning the change of ownership.
(B) The board shall develop and promulgate rules to provide a transfer of ownership of a funeral establishment, including the transferability of a license issued under this subchapter.
(2) If there is a change in the name of the establishment, a new license shall be issued in the new name if the requirements for licenses as established in this section are met.
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