Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Regulations of the Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers [18 VAC 65 ‑ 20]
Standards for crematories
Action 2427
General Information
Action Summary Purpose is to establish some accountability for the facility, standards for clear identification of remains and authorization to cremate, acceptable and safe cremation practices, and appropriate training for operators.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000786]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4242 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/17/2007.
4527 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/03/2008.
4959 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/08/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4479    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.