Funeral establishments; full time manager requirement, exception, number of calls. (SB1300)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Funeral establishments; full-time manager requirement; exception; number of calls. Provides that the Board of Funeral Services may grant a hardship waiver from the requirement that each licensed funeral service establishment have a person licensed for the practice of funeral services or a licensed funeral director in charge, full time, allowing for the operation of two establishments by a single full-time funeral service licensee or funeral director if the combined average number of funeral calls at the two establishments over the previous three years is no more than 135 calls per year and the distance between the two establishments is 50 miles or less. Currently, the Board may grant the exception if the combined average number of annual calls at the two establishments is no more than 85 per year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102369D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/14/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1300)
01/16/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Placed on Calendar
01/22/2019Read first time
01/22/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Read second time
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1300ER)
02/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1300ER)
02/12/2019Signed by Speaker
02/13/2019Signed by President
02/14/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 14, 2019
02/14/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2019
02/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 66 (effective 7/1/19)
02/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0066)