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Department of Health Professions
Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Regulations of the Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers [18 VAC 65 ‑ 20]
Licenses for funeral directors and embalmers
Action 5635 / Stage 9107
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 10/20/2020  12:48 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/20/2020    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/23/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/4/2021   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 4/15/2022   (Approved on 6/30/2022)  

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/20/2020
Review Completed: 10/23/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/23/2020
Review Completed: 10/30/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/24/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/4/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/4/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/1/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 12
Comment Period Ended 3/3/2021
Effective Date 1/5/2021
Expiration Date 7/4/2022

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 1/3/2023

Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4479    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5635:
Licenses for funeral directors and embalmers
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9107) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (9241) Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/04/2022.
Final   (9599) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/07/2022.
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