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SB 163 (BR 1688) - J. Schickel, D. Givens, R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to courtesy cards issued by the Kentucky Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
     Amend KRS 316.140 to outline the conditions a person licensed in another state or federal district as an embalmer or funeral director shall meet to obtain a courtesy card, including the completion of an application for a courtesy card on a form provided by the board, and paying a fee that shall not exceed the amount of the fee for renewal for a funeral director or embalmer licensed under the chapter; mandate that the board promulgate administrative regulations necessary for administration and enforcement; add the expiration date for a courtesy card of July 31 of each year; prescribe what the holder of a courtesy card may undertake as to acts of funeral directing; mandate that a courtesy card holder shall comply with all laws in Kentucky when engaging in funeral directing in the state; direct the board to report any disciplinary measure taken by the board against a courtesy card holder to the state board or agency that issued the courtesy card's embalmer or funeral director's license or certification; prohibit various acts by a courtesy card holder.

     Feb 22-introduced in Senate
     Feb 27-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 5-taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S); 1st reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 7, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 8-received in House
     Mar 12-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 13-posted in committee
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 21, 2012
     Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 97-0
     Mar 22-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 27-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 31)

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