HB 2598 Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Board of; licensure.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Department of Health Professions; Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers; licensing of funeral service providers and approval of resident trainees.  Removes the restriction on licensure of convicted felons. The bill also reduces the time in which a resident trainee may apply and take the examination for licensure and clarifies the time period in which a resident trainee may practice. The Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers is authorized to deny subsequent traineeships if the first traineeship is not completed within a certain time.  The bill prohibits the approval of any person as a resident trainee who has been convicted of embezzlement or of defiling a dead human body. In addition, the Board must provide renewal notices by mail to licensees, upon request.  The bill contains technical amendments.

Full text:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057990208  pdf | impact statement
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2598ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/30/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

Status:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057990208
01/12/05  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/05  House: Reported from H. W. I. (21-Y 0-N)
01/21/05  House: Read first time
01/24/05  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/25/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/25/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/25/05  House: Communicated to Senate
01/26/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/09/05  Senate: Rereferred from G.L. (14-Y 0-N)
02/09/05  Senate: Rereferred to Education and Health
02/17/05  Senate: Reported from Ed. & H. with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: Read third time
02/22/05  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/22/05  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/22/05  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/23/05  House: Senate amendments rejected by House (1-Y 95-N)
02/23/05  House: VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 95-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Senate insisted on amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/24/05  House: House acceded to request
02/24/05  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/24/05  House: Delegates: Ware, O., Athey, Nutter
02/24/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/05  Senate: Senators: Martin, Edwards, Bell
02/25/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (89-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  Senate: Passed by temporarily
02/25/05  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2598ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/21/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 477 (effective 7/1/05)
03/30/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)