Embalmers and funeral directors; continuing education (HB1521)

Introduced By

Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem), and Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Embalmers and funeral directors; continuing education. Requires 10 hours of continuing education hours over a two-year period, rather than the current requirement of five hours per year. Also requires that at least two hours govern compliance with laws and regulations of the profession. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 084585520
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/29/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Read first time
01/31/2008Read second time
01/31/2008Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2008Passed by for the day
02/01/2008Read second time
02/01/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB1521E
02/01/2008Printed as engrossed 084585520-E
02/04/2008Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/04/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Communicated to Senate
02/05/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2008Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
02/21/2008Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Read third time
02/25/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1521ER)
02/27/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1521ER)
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/05/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 396 (effective 7/1/08)
03/11/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)