308-48-220 - Designated funeral directors- Qualifications and responsibilities

308-48-220. Designated funeral directors- Qualifications and responsibilities

(1) For the purposes of RCW 18.39.145 each funeral establishment and branch establishment must employ a designated funeral director. The designated funeral director must:

(a) Have a minimum of one year of practical experience as a licensed funeral director in the state of Washington.

(b) Be involved in the execution of the daily activities of the business.

(c) Complete and submit the designated funeral director form when beginning and leaving the position of designated funeral director.

(2) The designated funeral director may be held responsible for the funeral establishment's compliance with state law or other regulation affecting the handling, custody, care, transportation, or disposition of human remains.

(Adopted by WSR 20-09-031, Filed 4/6/2020, effective 5/7/2020)

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