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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
12/9/2022

18VAC47. Cemetery Board

VAC AGENCY NO. 47

CEMETERY BOARD

AGENCY SUMMARY

The Cemetery Board is a separate agency within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. The director of the department acts as the board's secretary and administrative officer. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 3. See the summary for the department for the powers and duties applicable to all regulatory boards. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 2.

The board regulates non-exempt, for-profit cemeteries offering perpetual care or pre-need services. The board is authorized to (i) license cemetery companies; (ii) regulate preneed burial contracts and disclosure requirements; (iii) require and regulate trust fund accounts; (iv) register sales personnel employed by a cemetery company; and (v) establish qualifications and standards of conduct for compliance agents. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 23.1.

Regulations are available from the board's office at 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400, Richmond, VA 23233. Internet address: http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Cemetery/

Rev. 09/2018

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