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An individual licensed by the Board who assists a licensed mortician or funeral director in the practice of mortuary science or funeral direction, under direct supervision of a licensed mortician or funeral director.

Apprentice

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A person who:

  1. Is a licensed mortician or funeral director practicing mortuary science as a licensed mortician or funeral director in Maryland at least 1 year immediately prior to accepting the applicant as an apprentice; and
  2. Provides direct supervision to an apprentice.

Apprentice Sponsor

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The Maryland State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors

Board

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A mortuary science business who articles of incorporation are in good standing with the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation, or its successor, the intial business for which the license is issued must have been incorporated on or before June 1, 1945 and have "Incorporated", "Inc", or "Corporation" in its name.

  • does not include, for purposes of issuing a corporation license, a "professional association" (P.A.) or a "professional corporation" (P.C.).

Corporation

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A license issued by the Board to licensed practitioners of mortuary science in other states, to make a removal or a dead human body in this State and to return the body to another state or country, to return dead bodies from another state or country to this State, to fill out the family history portion of the death certificate, and to sign the death certificate in the holder's capacity as a licensed practitioner of mortuary science.

Courtesy Card

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An individual who is licensed by the Board to practice all aspects of mortuary science except for embalming.

Funeral Director

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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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Unless the context requires otherwise, a license issued by the Board.

License

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  • A mortician license'
  • An apprentice license;
  • A funeral director license;
  • A surviving spouse license;
  • A corporation license;
  • A funeral establishment license; and
  • A courtesy card

"License" Includes, Unless Otherwise Indicated:

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Unless the context requires otherwise, an apprentice who is licensed by the Board to assist a licensed mortician or funeral director in the practice of mortuary science or funeral direction.

Licensed Apprentice

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Uness the context requires otherwise, a funeral director who is licensed by the Board to practice fuenral direction.

Licensed Funeral Director

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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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Unless the context requires otherwise, a mortician who is licensed by the Board under this title (7-101) to practice mortuary science.

Licensed Mortician

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An individual or entity licensed by the Board to practice mortuary science to the extent destermined by the Board.

Licensee

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An individual who practices mortuary science.

Mortician

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  1. To operate a funeral establishment
  2. For compensation, to prepare a dead human body for disposition, or
  3. For compensation, to arrange for or make final disposition of a dead human body.

"Practice Funeral Direction" Means:

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For compensation, disinfecting or preserving a dead human body or any of its parts by arterial or cavity injection or any other type of perservation.

"Practice Funeral Direction" Does not Include:

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  1. To operate a funeral establishment
  2. For compensation, to prepare a dead human body for disposition; or
  3. For compensation, to arrange for or make final disposition of a dead human body.

"Practice Mortuary Science" Means:

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  1. The practice of funeral direction; and
  2. Disinfecting or preserving a dead human body or any of its parts by arterial or cavity injection.

"Practice Mortuary Science" Includes:

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The pickup, or removal, or transportation of a dead human body, if the unlicensed individual is acting under the direction of a licensed mortician or funeral director.

"Practice Mortuary Science" Does not Include:

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An agreement between a consumer and a licensed funeral director, licensed mortician, or surviving spouse to provide any goods and services purchased prior to the time of death.

Pree-Need Contract

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  • A service, including any form of preservation and disposition, that a mortician normally provides in the ordinary course of business.
  • Merchandise, including a casket, vault, or clothing, that a mortician normally provides in the ordinary course of business.

Goods and Services Shall Include:

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The legal widow of widower of a licensed funeral director or licensed mortician, whose license was in good standing at the time of death, and who at the time of death, wholly or partly owned and operated a mortuary science business.

Surviving Spouse

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This title does not limit the right of an individual to practice a health occupation that the individual is authorized to practice under this article.

7-102- Scope of title.

(a) In General

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This title does not apply to the business of operating a cemetery or crematory, including the sale of cemetery lots, grave sites, mausoleums, monuments, lawn crypts, or vaults.

7-702 (b) Operation of a Cemetery or Crematory

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To protect the health and welfare of the public.

7-103 The purpose of this Title

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There is a State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors in the Department.

7-201 Board Established

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  1. The board consists of 11 members
    1. 6 shall be licensed morticians or licensed funeral directors; and
    2. 5 shall be consumer members
  2. All board members shall be residents of the state
  3. The governmer shall appoint each member with the advice of the Secretary, and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
  4. The board may not have more than one member who is employed by or affiliated with, directly or indirectly, the same corporation, professional association, or other entity that owns, directly or through a subsidiary corporation, professional association, or other entity, one or more funeral homes.

7-202 (a)- Membership, Composition, Appointment of Members:

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  1. Be a licensed mortician whose license is in good standing with the Board, and
  2. Have practiced mortuary science actively for at least 5 years immediately before appointment.

7-202 (b): Qualifications- Mortician Members-

 (1): Each Mortician Member Shall

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In this subsection, "Good Standing" means that the Board has not reprimanded the licensee, suspended, or revoked the mortician's license or placed the license on probation within 5 years's time prior to or after confirmation to the Board.

7-202 (b) 2: Good Standing