Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Cemetery Board
 
chapter
Cemetery Board Regulations [18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing licensing and trust fund requirements for cemetery companies.
State Authority Title 54.1, Chapter 23.1
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the cemetery profession in the least burdensome, costly and instrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Christine Martine  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: cemetery@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8552    FAX: (804)527-4299    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to reflect Chapter 550 (2021 Sp. Sess. I)
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 12/01/2021.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment to conform to Chapter 537 (2020)
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2020.
Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/01/2020.
2018 Cemetery Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/01/2018.
Special Interments of Human Remains & Pets of Deceased Humans Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2016.
General Price List Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2015.
Fee Adjustment Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2014.
Emergency regulations to implement 2004 legislative changes Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2007.
Amendment to the Cemetery Board regulations to adjust fees.
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2006.
Establish entry requirements and standards of conduct for cemetery companies and registration requirements for sales personnel Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/12/2000.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish entry requirements and standards of conduct for cemetery companies and registration requirements for sales personnel. NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 01/01/1900 before the comment period ended.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
9/20/2019 Completed Retain As Is
10/21/2015 Completed Retain As Is
3/9/2012 Completed Retain As Is