2017 Senate Bill 651

Mandate continuing education for mortuary professionals

Introduced in the Senate

Nov. 8, 2017

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R-24)

To revise details of the licensure mandate imposed on funeral home operators, and add a continuing education mandate of four hours per year. The bill would mandate a different combination of education and apprenticeship requirements to get this license starting in 2023.

Referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform

Dec. 7, 2017

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

May 16, 2018

Passed in the Senate 36 to 1 (details)