(a) Any funeral director and embalmer who notifies the Department in writing on forms
prescribed by the Department may elect to place his or her license on an inactive
status and shall, subject to rules of the Department, be excused from payment of renewal
fees and completion of continuing education requirements until he or she notifies
the Department in writing of an intent to restore or reinstate the license to active
(b) While on inactive status, the licensee shall only be required to pay a single
fee, established by the Department, to have the license placed on inactive status. Any licensee who has permitted his or her license to expire or who has had his or
her license on inactive status may have the license restored by making application
to the Department, by filing proof acceptable to the Department of his or her fitness
to have the license restored, and by paying the required fees. Proof of fitness may include sworn evidence certifying to active lawful practice
in another jurisdiction. If the licensee has not maintained an active practice in another jurisdiction satisfactory
to the Department, then the Department shall determine by an evaluation program, established
by rule, his or her fitness for restoration of the license and shall establish procedures
and requirements for restoration.
(c) Any licensee whose license is on inactive status or in a non-renewed status shall
not engage in the practice of funeral directing and embalming in the State or use
the title or advertise that he or she performs the services of a licensed funeral
director and embalmer. Any person violating this Section shall be considered to be practicing without a
license and shall be subject to the disciplinary provisions of this Code.
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