§ 32-1391.01 Powers and duties of board
§ 32-1391.02 Prearranged funeral agreements; restrictions on sales
§ 32-1391.03 Department of insurance and financial institutions powers and duties; prearranged funeral trust accounts
§ 32-1391.04 Prearranged funeral trust accounts; books and records; inspection and examination
§ 32-1391.05 Prearranged funeral agreements funded by trusts; definition
§ 32-1391.06 Service fees; prearranged funeral agreements funded by trust
§ 32-1391.07 Cancellation; prearranged funeral agreements funded by trust
§ 32-1391.08 Prearranged funeral agreements funded by trust; death of beneficiary
§ 32-1391.09 Prearranged funeral agreements funded by trust; consumer disclosures
§ 32-1391.10 Waiver of purchaser rights
§ 32-1391.11 Prearranged funeral agreements funded by trust; sales; restrictions
§ 32-1391.12 Prearranged funeral sales endorsement; requirements; renewal
§ 32-1391.13 Grounds for denial or refusal to renew funeral establishment sales endorsement or disciplinary action
§ 32-1391.14 Prearranged funeral salespersons; registration requirements; renewal; exemption
§ 32-1391.15 Grounds for denial or refusal to renew prearranged funeral salesperson registration or disciplinary action
§ 32-1391.16 Annual trust report
§ 32-1391.17 Exemptions
§ 32-1391.18 Violation; classification; penalties and remedies

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 12 > Article 5 - Prearranged Funeral Agreements

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: means a person whose future funeral arrangements will be handled by a funeral establishment pursuant to a prearranged funeral agreement. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Board: means the state board of funeral directors and embalmers. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cremation: means the heating process that reduces human remains to bone fragments by combustion and evaporation. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Crematory: means a building or portion of a building that is licensed pursuant to article 6 of this chapter and that houses a retort in which only human remains are cremated. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Disciplinary action: means an action taken by the board to revoke or suspend a license or registration, to impose probationary requirements or civil penalties or to issue a letter of censure or reprimand to any person who is subject to this chapter and who violates any provision of this chapter or rules adopted by the board. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Embalmer: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter and who is engaged in embalming. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial institution: means a bank, savings and loan association, trust company or credit union that is lawfully doing business in this state and that is not affiliated with a funeral establishment. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Fixed price prearranged funeral agreement funded by trust: means any agreement or combination of agreements that establishes a fixed price for funeral goods and services, that requires a funeral establishment to provide those funeral goods and services at the price levels in effect at the time of the execution of the agreement and that requires the purchaser to convey all or a portion of the accrued interest to the funeral establishment at the time that the funeral goods and services are actually provided. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Funded by insurance: means that monies for a prearranged funeral agreement are paid directly to an insurance company licensed pursuant to title 20 on behalf of the beneficiary of the agreement. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Funeral director: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter and who is engaged in funeral directing. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Funeral establishment: means a business at a specific location that is licensed pursuant to this chapter and that is devoted to the care, storage or preparation for final disposition or transportation of dead human bodies. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Funeral goods and services: means any personal property or services that are typically sold or provided in connection with the final disposition of human remains, including caskets, alternative containers, outer burial containers, cremation containers, transportation containers, funeral clothing or accessories, monuments, grave markers, urns, embalming services, funeral directing services and similar funeral or burial items. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • License: means a written authorization that is issued by the board and that entitles a person to act as a funeral director, embalmer or intern or to operate a funeral establishment or crematory in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Owner: means a person who owns ten percent or more of a business entity. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person legally responsible: means the person responsible for burying a dead body as determined in section 36-831. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Prearranged funeral agreement: means any agreement or combination of agreements under which a payment is made before the death of the intended beneficiary for funeral goods and services to be delivered or performed after the death of the beneficiary. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Prearranged funeral trust account: means a trust account that is established at a financial institution and into which all monies paid on behalf of a beneficiary pursuant to a prearranged funeral agreement are deposited. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Registration: means a written authorization that is issued by the board and that entitles a person to act as an assistant funeral director, an embalmer's assistant or a prearranged funeral salesperson in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust funds: means all monies that are deposited on behalf of a beneficiary of a prearranged funeral agreement funded by trust and all accrued net interest. See Arizona Laws 32-1301
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215