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Regulations for the Funeral Service Intern Program [18 VAC 65 ‑ 40]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes criteria for resident trainee programs in funeral service.
State Authority Chapter 28 of Title 54.1
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 1) Achieve a reduction in the number of late reports from supervisors and interns.
2) Achieve positive results in the number of trainees passing the licensure examination.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman-Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: corie.wolf@dhp.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-4424    FAX: (804)527-4637    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Licenses for funeral directors and embalmers Proposed Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Periodic review 2019 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/09/2021.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Handling fee Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/05/2020.
Fee increase Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/14/2015.
Regulatory reform changes Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/26/2013.
Electronic submission of applications and renewals
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/11/2009.
Fee increase Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/11/2007.
Periodic review/flexibility in intern requirements Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/21/2007.
Change in terminology
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/26/2006.
Change in return check fee to conform to law
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/22/2006.
Periodic review - training in preneed Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/26/2003.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Reduction in hours for funeral internships NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 12/09/2019 after the comment period had ended.
Oversight of funeral intern program NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 02/01/2019 after the comment period had ended.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
2/4/2019 Completed Amend
10/16/2012 Completed Amend
9/1/2001 Completed Amend