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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 47. Cemetery Board
Chapter 20. Cemetery Board Rules and Regulations

18VAC47-20-40. Qualifications for registration of sales personnel.

A. Cemetery company sales personnel shall submit an application on a form prescribed by the board and shall meet the requirements set forth in § 54.1-2314 of the Code of Virginia, as well as the additional qualifications of this section.

B. Every applicant to the board for registration as sales personnel shall provide his name, address, the license number of the cemetery company he will be employed by or affiliated with, and the address of each cemetery for which he will act as sales personnel.

C. Each applicant for registration as sales personnel shall disclose, at the time the application is submitted, any current or previous cemetery sales licenses or registrations from Virginia or in any other jurisdictions, and any disciplinary actions taken against those licenses or registrations. This includes any monetary penalties, fines, or disciplinary actions taken by any federal, state, or local regulatory agencies.

D. Each applicant for registration as sales personnel shall disclose, at the time the application is submitted, the following information:

1. A conviction in any jurisdiction of any felony or any crime of moral turpitude, there being no appeal pending therefrom or the time for appeal having elapsed.

2. All misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude within five years of the date the application is submitted.

Any plea of nolo contendere shall be considered a conviction for purposes of this subsection. The record of a conviction received from a court shall be accepted as prima facie evidence of a conviction or finding of guilt. The board, in its discretion, may refuse registration of a sales personnel application in accordance with § 54.1-2314 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2313 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 13, eff. April 12, 2000; Errata, 16:14 VA.R. 1911 March 27, 2000; amended, Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 4, eff. December 1, 2021.

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