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]
Identification of human remains
Action 3340
General Information
Action Summary Regulations are adopted as mandated by Chapter 377 of the 2010 Acts of the Assembly to implement identification prerequisites for cremation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002543]
Associated Mandates Criteria for identification of human remains prior to cremation
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
5622 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
6577 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/05/2014.
7159 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/16/2015.
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.