Along with the renewal fee, all funeral establishment owners must submit another check for $375.00 for every funeral establishment restricted establishment and funeral service business. The $375.00 will be deposited into a special, interest- bearing account which will be called lhe Family Security Trust Fund. The fee of $375.00 will be assessed yearly until The Family Security Trust Fund has accumulated a balance of
$1,000.000.00. Beginning January 1, 2010, money from this Fund will be used to help victims of preneed theft .
This new law (see HB1090) was enacted in July, 2008 . As per the law, a funeral establishments' license will not be renewed unless they pay the additional $375.00 fee . For more Information. please see the synopsis of the Law provided in your packet.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call the Board Office at 4310-764-4 792. Thank you.
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