Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Regulations & Ethics


Funeral Director’s Guide to Consumer-Friendly General Price Lists: From the Funeral Consumers Alliance

Funeral Directors’ Handbook on Death Registration and Fetal Death Reporting: 2003 Revision: Handbook contains instructions for funeral directors for completing and filing records of death and fetal death. These instructions pertain to the 2003 revisions of the U.S. Standard Certificate of Death and the U.S. Standard Report of Fetal Death and the 1992 revision of the Model State Vital Statistics Act and Regulations. From the Centers for Disease Control. National Center for Health Statistics.

Funeral Rule: 16 CFR Part 453: Text and supplemental documents

Complying With the Funeral Rule: Aimed at professionals in the funeral service industry, the Federal Trade Commission defines who in the funeral service profession must follow the Funeral Rule, which was created to protect the interests of consumers needing funeral services or goods.

FTC Funeral Rule: A guide for consumers from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Burial & Cremation Laws in Arkansas

§ 20-17-102 – Arkansas Final Disposition Rights Act of 2009

ARKANSAS ANNOTATIONS: Protection of Burials :

Arkansas Home Funeral Laws