A license or endorsement issued under chapter 18.39 RCW is required in order to operate a crematory or conduct a cremation, operate or conduct alkaline hydrolysis, operate or conduct natural organic reduction, or operate a natural organic reduction facility.


Effective date2019 c 432: “This act takes effect May 1, 2020.” [ 2019 c 432 § 40.]
Funeral directors and embalmers account and cemetery account abolished, moneys transferred to funeral and cemetery account2009 c 102: See note following RCW 18.39.810.
Legislative finding1985 c 402: See note following RCW 68.50.185.