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Administrative Rulemaking

Administrative Rulemaking

The NC Board of Funeral Service has proposed a temporary rule simultaneously adopted as an emergency rule for publication on the Office of Administrative Hearings website pursuant to NCGS 150B-21.1A(a) for the following:

21 NCAC 34A .0128       Authorizes the NC Board of Funeral Service to waive any rule in this Chapter that is not statutorily required if a licensee, trainee, or continuing education course provider submits a written request or upon the Board’s own initiative.

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Individuals requiring special accommodation to enable participation in the Hearing should call the NCBFS receptionist at 919.733.9380.

The NC Board of Funeral Service has filed a Notice of Text pursuant to NCGS 150B-21.2(c) with the NC Office of Administrative Hearings to propose the following actions:

  • Adoption of 21 NCAC 34C .0106 and .0207
  • Amendment of 21 NCAC 34C .0102 through .0105; .0201; .0202; .0205; .0206; .0303; and .0306

The purpose of the adoptions referenced above is to provide definitions to statutory terms related to alkaline hydrolysis facilities and to update requirements for the removal of pacemakers or other implanted devices to be consistent with guidelines from manufacturers or other regulating agencies.  The adoptions also update requirements for handling of autopsied remains or remains that may have been infected with certain communicable diseases.  The purpose of the amendments referenced above is to assure existing rules are applicable to alkaline hydrolysis facilities and practitioners.

The NC Board of Funeral Service has scheduled a public hearing on the proposed rule adoptions and amendments on October 14, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at 1033 Wade Avenue, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC  27608.   

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Individuals requiring special accommodation to enable participation in the Hearing should call the NCBFS receptionist at 919.733.9380.

The NC Board of Funeral Service has proposed amendments to 21 NCAC 34B .0110, Reports on Work, by filing a Notice of Text with the NC Office of Administrative pursuant to NCGS 150B-21.2(c).  The purpose of the amendments is to modernize the work report requirements for resident trainees performing traineeships for the purpose of obtaining licensure.  The NC Board of Funeral Service has scheduled a public hearing on the proposed amended rule on July 7, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at 1033 Wade Avenue, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC  27608.   

Please see the following for more information:

Individuals requiring special accommodation to enable participation in the Hearing should call the NCBFS receptionist at 919.733.9380.