(a) The funeral director in charge of a funeral establishment, as defined by K.S.A. 65-1713a and amendments thereto, including any branch establishment, located or doing business
within the state shall apply for and obtain a funeral establishment license or branch
establishment license, as appropriate, from the state board of mortuary arts for each
location within the state of such funeral establishment or branch establishment.
(b) An application for a new license is required if the funeral establishment or branch
establishment changes ownership, name or location. Such application shall be made to the state board of mortuary arts at least 30 days
prior to such change of ownership, name or location.
(c) The funeral establishment license fee or branch establishment license fee shall
be fixed by the state board of mortuary arts under K.S.A. 65-1727 and amendments thereto and shall be due and paid to the state board of mortuary arts
on or before the expiration date of such license. The disposition of all funds collected under the provisions of this act shall be in
accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 65-1718 and amendments thereto.
(d) Each funeral establishment license or branch establishment license shall expire
every two years on a date established by the state board of mortuary arts by duly
adopted rules and regulations.
(e) It is unlawful for any person who does not hold a funeral establishment or branch
establishment license to operate, offer to operate, advertise or represent oneself
as operating a funeral or branch establishment.
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