Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-1729

  • Board: means the state board of mortuary arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Funeral director: means a person who holds a current license as a funeral director issued by the board. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Funeral establishment: means a funeral establishment or branch establishment as licensed by the board. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201

(a) The funeral director in charge of a funeral establishment, as defined by K.S.A. 65-1713a and amendments thereto, including any branch establishment, located or doing business within the state shall apply for and obtain a funeral establishment license or branch establishment license, as appropriate, from the state board of mortuary arts for each location within the state of such funeral establishment or branch establishment.

(b) An application for a new license is required if the funeral establishment or branch establishment changes ownership, name or location. Such application shall be made to the state board of mortuary arts at least 30 days prior to such change of ownership, name or location.

(c) The funeral establishment license fee or branch establishment license fee shall be fixed by the state board of mortuary arts under K.S.A. 65-1727 and amendments thereto and shall be due and paid to the state board of mortuary arts on or before the expiration date of such license. The disposition of all funds collected under the provisions of this act shall be in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 65-1718 and amendments thereto.

(d) Each funeral establishment license or branch establishment license shall expire every two years on a date established by the state board of mortuary arts by duly adopted rules and regulations.

(e) It is unlawful for any person who does not hold a funeral establishment or branch establishment license to operate, offer to operate, advertise or represent oneself as operating a funeral or branch establishment.