Kan. Admin. Regs. § 63-1-1 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) "Board" means the Kansas state board of mortuary arts.
(b) "Casket" means a rigid container that is designed for the encasement and burial of dead human bodies.
(c) "Disposition" means burial, cremation, or permanent delivery of a dead human body to a medical institution.
(d) "Embalmer" means any person licensed in embalming.
(e) "Apprentice embalmer" means any person that has passed the written Kansas embalmer examination.
(f) "Student embalmer" means any person that meets both of the following conditions:
(1) Is currently enrolled or has graduated from mortuary college with the intention of becoming an embalmer; and
(2) has registered with the board.
(g) "Embalming" means the chemical preparation of a dead human body for disposition. This term shall include all activities leading up to and including arterial and cavity embalming, including the setting of features, raising of vessels, and suturing of incisions.
(h) "Funeral service or funeral" means a religious service or other rite or ceremony with a dead human body present.
(i) "Suitable combustible container" means any receptacle or enclosure other than a casket that is of sufficient strength to be used to hold and transport human remains. This term shall include the following enclosures:
(1) A cardboard container;
(2) a pressed wood container;
(3) a composition container; and
(4) a canvas pouch.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 63-1-1
Authorized by K.S.A. 65-1730 and K.S.A. 2006 Supp. 74-1704; implementing K.S.A. 65-1703 and K.S.A. 65-1730; effective Jan. 1, 1966; amended Jan. 1, 1974; modified by L. 1978, ch. 465, May 1, 1978; amended May 1, 1979; amended May 1, 1982; amended May 1, 1986; amended May 1, 1987; amended May 1, 1988; amended Jan. 6, 1992; amended Feb. 16, 2007.

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