Funeral services licensees; continuing education requirements. (HB378)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Funeral services licensees; continuing education requirements.  Changes the continuing education requirements for funeral services licensees, funeral directors, and embalmers from 10 hours every two years to five hours per year, and allows the one hour covering compliance with laws and regulations governing the profession to include federal or state law. Amends § 54.1-2816.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/10/2012 Committee
  • 01/10/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101067D
  • 01/10/2012 Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
  • 01/16/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB378)
  • 01/24/2012 Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
  • 01/24/2012 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/27/2012 Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
  • 01/31/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
  • 02/02/2012 Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/06/2012 Read first time
  • 02/07/2012 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/08/2012 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/08/2012 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/09/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/09/2012 Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
  • 02/20/2012 Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/20/2012 Rereferred to Education and Health
  • 03/01/2012 Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/05/2012 Read third time
  • 03/05/2012 Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/08/2012 Enrolled
  • 03/08/2012 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB378ER)
  • 03/08/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB378ER)
  • 03/08/2012 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/09/2012 Signed by President
  • 04/04/2012 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 497 (effective 7/1/12)
  • 04/04/2012 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0497)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 45 seconds.