The Georgia State Board of Funeral Service administers the Funeral Service Law for the purpose of better protection of life and health, preventing the spread of contagious, communicable, and infectious diseases, and regulating the practice of embalming and funeral directing and the care and disposition of dead human bodies.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE
GEORGIA STATE BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE RULE AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
SYNOPSIS TO PROPOSED CHANGES TO RULE 250-5-.12 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDER APPROVAL
Purpose/Main Feature: This rule amendment will clarify the subject areas for continuing education to be completed to maintain a license and would add the requirement that half of the required continuing education be completed in-person or via live webinar. This amendment is necessary to ensure competent practitioners that are current with the latest developments, skills, and technologies required in the field. The Board has considered multiple variations of this rule amendment and has determined this to be the most succinct wording while adhering to requirements in the statute.
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NEW PROCESSING FEE - Effective March 15, 2022
A processing fee will be added to any application or document request. This includes any application, pocket card request, or wall certificate request.
LICENSE RENEWALS - Due March 31, 2022
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