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This chapter applies to:

  • A. Applicants for a mortuary transport service permit;
  • B. Applicants for registration as a transporter for a mortuary science transport service;
  • C. Permitted mortuary transport services; and
  • D. Reistered transporters

10.29.21.01 Scope

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The State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors

Board

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The Crominal Justice Information System

CJIS

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To disinfect the entire interior of the mortuary transport service vehicle, including the driver's cabin.

Cleaning

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A building, portion of a building, or stucture that houses the necessary appliances and facilities for cremation.

Crematory

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The performance of both, a:

  • State criminal history check by the Central Repository; and
  • National criminal history check by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Criminal History Records Check

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A process that eliminates many or all pathogenic microorganisms, except bacterial spores, or inanimate objects using liquid chemicals or wet pasteurization.

Disinfect

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Any building, structure, or premises from which the business of practicing mortuary science is conducted.

Funeral Establishment

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  • The body of a deceased person; or
  • A part of a body or limb that has been removed from a living person.
  • Includes the body or part of a body or limb in any state of decomposition.

Human Remains

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A surface constructed from material that does not allow another substance to pass through or to penetrate the material.

Impervious Surface

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Unless the context requires otherwise, a funeral establishment that is licensed by the Board.

Licensed Funeral Establishment

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An individual or a business entity issued a permit by the Board that, for compensation:

  • Removes and transports human remains;
  • Transports human remains from the place of death or storage to a fueral establishment or crematory;
  • Employs a transporter to remove or transport human remains.

Mortuary Transport Service

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  • A licensed funeral establishment's own employee or employees to remove and transport human remains for compensation in the establishment's own Board-inspected vehicle; or
  • A cemetery or an employee of a cemetery that removes or transports human remains within the boundaries of the cemetery.

Mortuary Transport Service does not Include:

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The Office of Cemetery Oversight within the State department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

Office

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A permit issued by the Board to the owner of a mortuary transport service to operate in the State.

Permit

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A mortuary transport service that holds a permit issued by the Board.

Permit Holder

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An individual employee of a mortuary transport service who has registered with the Board to remove and transport human remains.

Registered Transporter

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A registration issued by the Board to a registered transporter to remove and transport human remains.

Registration

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A vehicle of size, dimensions, and specifications suitable for the transportation of human remains which has passed an inspection by the Board.

Removal Vehicle

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To remove human remains from one location and transport the human remains directly to another location.

Remove and Transport Human Remains

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To qualify for a permit to operate a mortuary transport service, an individual shall:

  1. Be at least 19 years of age;
  2. Be of good moral character; and
  3. Satisfy the requirements of Health Occupations Article 7-602, Annotated Code of Maryland.

10.29.21.03 Requirements for a Permit.

A.

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To apply for a permit, an individual shall submit to the Board:

  1. An application signed by an individual who is the owner or co-owner of the mortuary transport service to be permitted on a form provided by the Board.
  2. The required fee as set forth in Regulation .08 of this chapter;
  3. A notarized statement attesting to compliance with Health Occupations Article 7-602(c), Annotated Code of Maryland;
  4. Evidence that all removal vehicles have passed an inspection by an inspector designated by the Board; and
  5. Evidence that the mortuary transport service is bondable and carries liability insurance to cover each registered transporter employed by the mortuary transport service.

10.29.21.03 Requirements for a Permit.

B.

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An individual may not operate a mortuary transport service in the State without a permit issued by the Board.

10.29.21.03 Requirements for a Permit.

C.

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If the permit holder is the sole employee of the mortuary transport service, the permit holder shall also be registered as a transporter.

10.29.21.03 Requirements for a Permit.

D.

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The permit holder shall return an expired permit to the Board as soon as possible.

10.29.21.03 Requirements for a Permit.

E.

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The permit holder shall be responsible for registering all transporters in their employ.

10.29.21.03 Requirements for a Permit.

F.

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To qualify as a registered transporter, an individual shall:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age;
  2. Be of good moral character;
  3. Hold a current valid driver's license in good standing; and
  4. Be employed by a mortuary transport service that holds a permit issued by the Board.

10.29.21.04 Requirements for Registration.

A.

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Before registering as a registered transporter, an individual shall complete the following Board approved coursework options:

  1. An OSHA or MOSHA training course.
  2. A course in blood-borne pathogens;
  3. A course on infection control; and
  4. A law course on:
    • Health-General Article 5-513, Annotated Code of Maryland, excluding references to inspections of an out-of-state facility, with the objective of understanding the proper treatment of the remains with dignity; and
    • This chapter.

10.29.21.04 Requirements for Registration.

B. Required Coursework

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  1. A signed application on a form provided by the Board;
  2. Written, verified evidence satisfactory to the Board that the applicant has:
    1. Completed the application for a criminal history records check using the process required by CJIS and designating that the check be sent to the Board; and
    2. Paid all fees required by CJIS
  3. Evidence of successful completion of the coursework required by B of this regulation; and
  4. A copy of the individual's driving record, including probation before judgement findings.

10.29.21.04 Requirements for Registration.

C. To apply for a registration as a registered transporter, an individual shall submit:

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A registered transporter shall maintain a current mailing address, excluding a post office box address, on file with the Board.

10.29.21.04 Requirements for Registration.

D.