SENATE BILL NO. 28
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FUNERAL SERVICES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :
Section 1. Amend Chapter 31, Title 24 of the Delaware Code, by striking § 3109 thereof in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:
“§ 3109. Reciprocity.
(a) Upon payment of the appropriate fee and submission and acceptance of a written application on forms provided by the Board, the Board shall grant a license to each applicant who shall present proof of current licensure in good standing in another state, the District of Columbia or territory of the United States, whose standards for licensure are substantially similar to those of this State, as determined by the board, and who meets the following criteria:
(1) His or her license is in “good standing” is defined in §3107(5) through (8) of this title; and
(2) He or she has achieved a passing score on the exam required by §3107(3).
(b) An applicant, who is licensed in a state whose standards are not substantially similar to those of this State, shall have practiced for at least 3 of the past 5 years in another jurisdiction; provided however, that he or she meets all other qualifications for reciprocity in this section.
(c) An applicant from a state that separately licenses funeral directors and embalmers must have both licenses to qualify for licensure under subsection (b).
(d) It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to provide verification of all information required by §3107 of this title.”
Approved June 27,2006