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These regulations govern courtesy cards for those licensed to practice mortuary science in other states or countries who wish to transport bodies from Maryland to their states or countries or licensure or from their states or countries of licensure to Maryand.

10.29.08.01 Scope

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The Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors

Board

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A ritual conducted at the graveside or crematory following a funeral held at a location other than a cemetery or crematory.

Committal Service

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A license issued by the Board to licensed practitioners of mourtary science in other states or countries which allows these practitioners to:

  • Remove a dead human body from this State and return the body to another state or country;
  • Return a dead human body from another state or country to this State for final disposition;
  • Fill out the family history portion of the death certificate;
  • Sign the death certificate in the holder's capacity as a licensed practitioner of mourtary science without the assistance of or being under the supervision of a Maryland licensed mortician or funeral director; and
  • Participate in committal services in Maryland without the assistance of a  Maryland mortician or funeral director.

Courtesy Card

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A program or ritual conducted at the cemetery or crematory on behalf of a dead human body instead of one conducted at a funeral home or place of worship.

Graveside Funeral Service

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An individual already licensed in another state or country to practice mortuary science may apply to the Board for a courtesy card.

10.29.08.03 Requirements for Courtesy Card

A

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An individual licensed to practice mortuary science from another state or country, and who is seeking a courtesy issued by the Board, shall fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete an application on a form provided by the Board;
  2. Have the state or country where the individual is licensed certify, by affixing the seal of that state or country on the completed application, tha the applicant is a licensee in good standing in that state or country, and
  3. Submit the completed, certified application form along with the fee specified in COMAR 10.29.04.

10.29.08.03 Requirements for Courtesy Card

B.

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Complete the family history portion of the death certificate and file it with the local health department or Department of Health and Mental Hygiene;

10.29.08.04 Authority of Courtesy Card.

Upon issuance of a courtesy card by the Board, the courtesy cardholder is authorized to:

A.

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Complete any other forms, including the burial transit permit, incident to the disposition of a dead human body;

10.29.08.04 Authority of Courtesy Card.

Upon issuance of a courtesy card by the Board, the courtesy cardholder is authorized to:

B.

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Transport an embalmed or unembalmed body from the state or country of licensure to Maryland for interment or cremation without the assistance of or under the direction of a Maryland mortician or funeral director.

10.29.08.04 Authority of Courtesy Card.

Upon issuance of a courtesy card by the Board, the courtesy cardholder is authorized to:

C.

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Transport an embalmed or unembalmed body from Maryland to the state or country of licensure for interment or cremation without the assistance of or under the direction of  a Maryland mortician or funeral director.

10.29.08.04 Authority of Courtesy Card.

Upon issuance of a courtesy card by the Board, the courtesy cardholder is authorized to:

D.

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Conduct a committal service without the assistance of or under the direction of a Maryland mortician or funeral director.

10.29.08.04 Authority of Courtesy Card.

Upon issuance of a courtesy card by the Board, the courtesy cardholder is authorized to:

E.

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The fee for a courtesy card, as specified in COMAR 10.29.04, is nonrefundable and shall be prorated according to a schedule set by the Board.

10.29.08.05 Fee for Courtesy Card

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Complete a renewal application form provided by the Board.

10.29.08.06 Requirements for Renewal of Courtesy Card

To renew a current courtesy card, the courtesy cardholder shall:

A.

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Have the state or country where the individual is licensed certify, by affixing the seal of that state or country on the completed application, that the applicant is a licensee in good standing in that state or country; and

10.29.08.06 Requirements for Renewal of Courtesy Card

To renew a current courtesy card, the courtesy cardholder shall:

B.

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Pay the renewal fee as specified in COMAR 10.29.04

10.29.08.06 Requirements for Renewal of Courtesy Card

To renew a current courtesy card, the courtesy cardholder shall:

C.

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Transfer the card to another individual;

10.29.08.07 Prohibition

The holder of a courtesy card may not:

A.

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Own a funeral business in Maryland unless the courtesy cardholder is also an owner of or a director in a corporation whose license is issued by the Board; or

10.29.08.07 Prohibition

The holder of a courtesy card may not:

B.

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Except for the requirements listed in Regulation .04 of ths chapter, perform any of the acts related to the practice of mortuary science in Maryland including, but not limited to:

  1. Arranging for funerals;
  2. Conducting funerals in Maryland, including graveside services;
  3. Advertising as a practitioner of mourtary science services in Maryland
  4. Signing contracts for funeral services in Maryland; or
  5. Preparing deceased human remains in Maryland for disposal.

10.29.08.07 Prohibition

The holder of a courtesy card may not:

C.