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Other Statutes & Rules Related to Funeral Service

 

Other Statutes & Rules

Related Link: 16 C.F.R. § 453. Funeral Industry Practices (“The Funeral Rule”) and FTC Staff Advisory Opinions
Related Link: “Complying with the Funeral Rule”
 

Other Statutes Related to the Practice of Funeral Service In North Carolina

CHAPTER 14 CRIMINAL LAW: Disorderly conduct at Funerals

§ 14-288.4. Disorderly conduct

CHAPTER 65 NORTH CAROLINA CEMETERY ACT

§ 65-77. Minimum burial depth
§ 65-106. Removal of graves; who may disinter, move, and reinter; notice; certificate filed; reinterment expenses; due care required

CHAPTER 20 NORTH CAROLINA MOTOR VEHICLES

§ 20-157.1. Funeral processions

CHAPTER 130A PUBLIC HEALTH: Commission of Anatomy

§ 130A-33.30. Creation; powers and duties
§ 130A-33.31. Members; selection; term; chairman; quorum; meetings
§ 130A-33.32. Reference to former Board of Anatomy in testamentary disposition

CHAPTER 130A PUBLIC HEALTH: Vital Statistics

§ 130A-26A. Violations of Article 4
§ 130A-93. Access to vital records; copies
§ 130A-93.1. Fees for vital records copies or search; automation fund
§ 130A-97. Duties of local registrars
§ 130A-99. Register of deeds to preserve copies of birth and death records
§ 130A-112. Notification of death
§ 130A-113. Permits for burial-transit, authorization for cremation and disinterment-reinterment
§ 130A-114. Fetal death registration
§ 130A-115. Death registration
§ 130A-116. Contents of death certificate
§ 130A-117. Persons required to keep records and provide information
§ 130A-118. Amendment of birth and death certificates

CHAPTER 130A PUBLIC HEALTH: Communicable Diseases

§ 130A-134. Reportable diseases and conditions
§ 130A-135. Physicians to report
§ 130A-146. Transportation of bodies of persons who have died of reportable diseases

CHAPTER 130A PUBLIC HEALTH: Investigations and Disposition

§ 130A-383. Medical Examiner Jurisdiction
§ 130A-384. Notification concerning out-of-state body
§ 130A-385. Duties of Medical Examiner upon receipt of notice; reports; copies
§ 130A-388. Medical Examiner’s permission necessary before embalming, burial and cremation
§ 130A-389. Autopsies
§ 130A-390. Exhumations
§ 130A-391. Corneal tissue removal
§ 130A-392. Reports and records as evidence
§ 130A-393. Rules
§ 130A-394. Coroner to hold inquests
§ 130A-395. Handling and transportation of bodies
§ 130A-398. Limitation on right to perform autopsy
§ 130A-415. Unclaimed Bodies; Bodies claimed by the Lifeguardianship Council of the Association for Retarded Citizens of North Carolina; Disposition
§ 130A-417. Definitions. (Final disposition or transportation of deceased migrant agricultural workers and their dependents)
§ 130A-418. Deceased migrant agricultural workers and their dependents
§ 130A-420. Authority to dispose of body or body parts
 

Rules Related to the Practice of Funeral Service in North Carolina

TITLE 10A HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Commission of Anatomy J. T. Pugh, Jr.

CHAPTER 41 EPIDEMIOLOGY HEALTH SUBCHAPTER 41A – Communicable Disease Control

10A NCAC 41A .0101 Reportable diseases and conditions
10A NCAC 41A .0210 Duties of attending physicians
10A NCAC 41A .0212
Handling and transportation of bodies
10A NCAC 41A .0213 Control measures – SARS

CHAPTER 41 EPIDEMIOLOGY HEALTH SUBCHAPTER 41H – VITAL RECORDS

10A NCAC 41H .0101 Administration
10A NCAC 41H .0102 Definitions
10A NCAC 41H .0103 Forms
10A NCAC 41H .0104 General requirements for preparation of certificates
10A NCAC 41H .0501 Hospital assistance in preparation of death certificates
10A NCAC 41H .0502 Acceptance of incomplete death certificate
10A NCAC 41H .0503 Death registration: Medical certification
10A NCAC 41H .0504 No death certificate for missing persons
10A NCAC 41H .0505 Disinterment – reinterment permits
10A NCAC 41H .0506 Removal of bodies
10A NCAC 41H .0604 Death certificates
10A NCAC 41H .0701 Routine Requests for Certified Copies
10A NCAC 41H .0702 Research Requests
10A NCAC 41H .0703 Fees for corrections and amendments
10A NCAC 41H .0901 Errors
10A NCAC 41H .0906 Amended causes of death
10A NCAC 41H .0910 Vital records amendment procedures
10A NCAC 41H .1201 Registration of graves removed
10A NCAC 41H .1202 Forms
10A NCAC 41H .1301 Information needed for locating records
10A NCAC 41H .1302 Issuance of certified copies

CHAPTER 44 – POSTMORTEM MEDICOLEGAL EXAMINATION

10A NCAC 44 .0401 Unclaimed bodies
10A NCAC 44 .0501 Investigation before cremation or burial at sea

TITLE 15A ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES- CHAPTER 2- ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (FOR CREMATORIES) SUBCHAPTER 2D- OTHER INCINERATORS

15A NCAC 02D .1208 Other Incinerators