§ 65-1701 License; application, issuance; registration and display
§ 65-1701a Educational requirements; registration and examination, fees; apprenticeship
§ 65-1701b Reciprocal licenses; fees
§ 65-1702 Embalmer’s license; biennial renewal; fees; notice; suspension and reinstatement; relicensure; rules and regulations; evidence of continuing education required for license renewal; exemption
§ 65-1702a Temporary embalming permits for certain purposes; conditions and limitations
§ 65-1703 Unlicensed persons; unlawful acts; student and apprentice embalmers; definitions
§ 65-1704 Officers of the law
§ 65-1705 Penalties for violations
§ 65-1706 Use of bodies by school for teaching embalming
§ 65-1707 Penalty for embalming without permission of coroner, when
§ 65-1710 Questions used for examination
§ 65-1711 Record of licenses
§ 65-1712 Rules and regulations; submission to secretary of health and environment; penalty for violations
§ 65-1713 Funeral director defined; business name
§ 65-1713a Funeral establishment defined; branch establishments; prearranged funeral agreements
§ 65-1713b Funeral service or interment, who in charge of
§ 65-1714 Funeral director’s license; application; qualifications; examination; display of license; special permits
§ 65-1715 Same; examination fee
§ 65-1716 Biennial renewal fee; notice; suspension of license; reinstatement fee; relicensure; rules and regulations; evidence of continuing education required for license renewal; exemption
§ 65-1717 Assistant funeral director’s license; qualifications; fees; application; registration; suspension or revocation of license; procedure; biennial renewal; rules and regulations
§ 65-1718 Disposition of moneys; mortuary arts fee fund
§ 65-1719 Record of licenses
§ 65-1721 Qualifications; persons from other states; examination
§ 65-1723 Powers of state board of mortuary arts; fees and expenses
§ 65-1725 Severability of 1935 act
§ 65-1725a Severability of 1941 act
§ 65-1726 Penalties for violations
§ 65-1727 Fees; fixed by rules and regulations; notice to licensee; licensure by endorsement
§ 65-1728 Eye enucleation; embalmers and other persons; certificate of competence; liability
§ 65-1729 Funeral establishment license; branch establishment license; fees; disposition of moneys; unlawful acts
§ 65-1730 Rules and regulations
§ 65-1731 Failure, neglect or refusal to pay fee classified as class B misdemeanor
§ 65-1732 Disposal of unclaimed cremated remains; veteran’s unclaimed cremated remains; rules and regulations
§ 65-1734 Order of priority of persons authorized to dispose of decedent’s remains; immunity of funeral directors, funeral establishments and crematories
§ 65-1751 Denial, suspension or revocation of license, censure of licensee or imposition of fine; grounds; procedure; definitions
§ 65-1752 Solicitation of clients; prohibitions
§ 65-1753 Dead human bodies; removal and delivery
§ 65-1760 Definitions
§ 65-1761 Licensure of crematory; requirements of crematory and holding facility
§ 65-1762 Supervision; crematory operator license requirement; cremation requirements; authorization form and coroner’s permit
§ 65-1763 Removal of pacemakers and hazardous implants; procedural requirements for holding of and cremation of a dead human body, prohibitions, packaging of cremated remains; simultaneous cremations
§ 65-1764 Effect of authorizing agent’s representations; liability regarding the refusal to accept a dead human body; to cremate a dead human body or the authorized cremation of a dead human body
§ 65-1765 Failure to remove pacemaker or hazardous implants; liability for damage
§ 65-1766 Rules and regulations; policies; licensure, revocation, suspension or denial of; penalty
§ 65-1767 Conflicting Kansas laws; precedence of this act
§ 65-1768 Licensure; fees; expiration of license; exemption from licensure; unlawful operation
§ 65-1769 Crematory operator
§ 65-1770 Cremations; conducted by whom and where
§ 65-1771 Licensure of crematory operator; application; qualifications
§ 65-1772 Same; renewal; reinstatement; rules and regulations
§ 65-1773 Crematory; recycling materials; requirements
§ 65-1774 Rules and regulations

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 65 > Article 17

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Authorizing agent: means a person legally entitled to authorize the cremation and final disposition of specific dead human bodies as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Board: means the state board of mortuary arts. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cremated remains: means all human remains recovered after the completion of the cremation of a dead human body, which may possibly include the residue of any foreign matter including casket material, bridgework or eyeglasses, that was cremated with the dead human body. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Cremation: means the mechanical and/or other dissolution process that reduces human remains to bone fragments. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Cremation chamber: means the enclosed space within which the cremation of a dead human body is performed. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Crematory: means a business premises that houses the cremation chamber and holding facility where dead human bodies are cremated. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Crematory operator: means a person who is engaged in, conducting or holding oneself out as engaged in or conducting, the business of cremation. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Crematory operator in charge: means the licensed crematory operator who is responsible to ensure that the crematory's license is current and that the licensed crematory is in compliance with the laws and regulations of this state. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dead human body: means a lifeless human body or such parts of a human body or the bones thereof from the state of which it reasonably may be concluded that death recently occurred. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Holding facility: means an area within or adjacent to a licensed crematory designated for the retention of dead human bodies prior to the act of cremation that shall:

    (1) Comply with any applicable public health statute, regulation or ordinance;

    (2) preserve the dignity of the dead human body;

    (3) recognize the integrity, health and safety of the crematory's personnel operating the crematory; and

    (4) be secure from access by anyone other than authorized personnel. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Potentially hazardous implant: means any device previously placed within the now deceased human body that would result in potential harm or damage at any time during the cremation process. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Residence: means the place which is adopted by a person as the person's place of habitation and to which, whenever the person is absent, the person has the intention of returning. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • seal: includes an impression of the seal upon the paper alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed to the paper. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Temporary container: means a receptacle for cremated remains, usually composed of cardboard, plastic or similar material, that can be closed in a manner that prevents the leakage or spillage of the cremated remains or the entrance of foreign material, and is a single container of sufficient size to hold the cremated remains. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Urn: means a receptacle designed to encase the cremated remains. See Kansas Statutes 65-1760