CHAPTER 102 - STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF UNDERTAKERS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 32 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 47, VOLUME 32; CHAPTER 70, VOLUME 37, LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO "STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF UNDERTAKERS."

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1, That Chapter 32 of the Revised Code of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 47, Volume 32; Chapter 70, Volume 37; Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of 911 Section 4 thereof and inserting in lieu the following to be styled 911, Section 4.

911 Section 4. Examinations; Certificates; Fees:--Any other person who shall desire to engage in the undertaking business in this State, or any other person who shall desire to assist in the conduct or management of said business, in this State, shall appear at the time hereinafter provided for, before said Board of Examiners, and any other firm or corporation who shall desire to engage in said undertaking business in this State shall cause one of the members of such firm, or corporation to appear before said Board of Examiners at the time hereinafter provided for, and such person so appearing shall be examined with reference to his or her knowledge and skill in the undertaking business, and if the examination of such person so appearing shall prove satisfactory to said Board of Examiners, the said Board, if they shall find that such person, so examined, possesses the requisite qualifications, shall issue to such person or to such firm or corporation a certificate to that effect in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, and upon payment of the sum of Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00). Such person, firm or corporation shall pay annually to said Board of Examiners the sum of Five Dollars ($5.00) for the renewal of said certificate. All certificates issued by said Board shall be signed by its officers, and said certificates granted as aforesaid shall be prima facie evidente of the rights of the holder to engage in the undertaking business in the State of Delaware, or to assist in the conduct or management of said business.

That after the approval of this Act no certificate shall be issued by said Board of Examiners unless the applicant has a high school education or the equivalent thereof, is a graduate from a regular recognized college of embalming, whose course of instruction is not less than six months. The name and address of such applicant shall be filed with the said Board of Examiners not less than two years next preceding his or her examination.

That any person or member of a firm or corporation who shall desire to engage in the undertaking business in this State, shall before applying for examination, first serve two years apprenticeship with a licensed undertaker, said licensed undertaker must register the name, age and address of the apprentice with the Secretary of the State Board of Examiners in undertaking.

Approved March 29, 1935.