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PDFWAC 308-49-130


(1) "Board" means the funeral and cemetery board created pursuant to RCW 18.39.173.
(2) "Director" means the director of licensing.
(3) "Embalmer" means a person engaged in the profession or business of disinfecting and preserving human remains for transportation or final disposition.
(4) "Funeral director" means a person engaged in the profession or business of providing for the care, shelter, transportation, and arrangements for the disposition of human remains that may include arranging and directing funeral, memorial, or other services.
(5) "Funeral establishment" means a place of business licensed in accordance with RCW 18.39.145, that provides for any aspect of the care, shelter, transportation, embalming, preparation, and arrangements for the disposition of human remains and includes all areas of such entity and all equipment, instruments, and supplies used in the care, shelter, transportation, preparation, and embalming of human remains.
(6) "Funeral merchandise or services" means those services normally performed and merchandise normally provided by funeral establishments, including the sale of burial supplies and equipment, but excluding the sale by a cemetery of lands or interests therein, services incidental thereto, markers, memorials, monuments, equipment, crypts, niches, or vaults.
(7) "Licensee" means any person or entity holding a license, registration, endorsement, or permit under this chapter issued by the director.
(8) "Method of disposition" means burial, entombment, cremation, alkaline hydrolysis, natural organic reduction, anatomical donation or removal from state.
(9) "Prearrangement funeral service contract" means any contract under which, for a specified consideration, a funeral establishment promises, upon the death of the person named or implied in the contract, to furnish funeral merchandise or services.
(10) "Public depositary" means a public depositary defined by RCW 39.58.010 or a state or federally chartered credit union.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 68.05.105 and 18.39.175. WSR 20-09-031, § 308-49-130, filed 4/6/20, effective 5/7/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175(4). WSR 90-17-148, § 308-49-130, filed 8/22/90, effective 9/22/90. Statutory Authority: 1982 c 66 § 12. WSR 83-04-021 (Order PL 420), § 308-49-130, filed 1/26/83.]
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