RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
69K-1.001: List of Approved Forms; Incorporation by Reference.
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: Sections 497.373 and 497.375, F.S., were amended by Chapter 2010-125, Laws of Florida, to clarify the educational requirements for a funeral director license and to allow funeral director interns to earn an income while they obtain a formal education and complete the required internship. The purpose of the proposed changes is to adopt an updated Application for Funeral Director Intern License Form and five new forms that will implement the legislative changes to Section 497.375, F.S. The new forms include the: (i) Application to Renew Funeral Director Internship to Continue Course of Study; (ii) Application to Renew Internship Due to Illness, Hardship, or Awaiting Results; (iii) Application to Take the Law and Rules Exam; (iv) Certification for General Supervision of Intern; (v) Report of Suspension of Intern’s Conditions of Internship. The proposed amendment will also adopt a new form, Application for Approval of a Course of Study under Section 497.373(1)(d)2., F.S., that can be used by a college or university to obtain Board approval of a course of study in mortuary science or funeral service arts.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Funeral director internship forms and course of study approval application form.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 497.103(2)(c), (g), (5)(b), 497.141(12)(g) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 497.373, 497.375 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: March 20, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Room 336J, Pepper Building, 111 W. Madison Street, Tallahassee, FL
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: LaTonya Bryant-Parker at (850)413-4957 or LaTonya.Bryant-Parker@MyFloridaCFO.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Douglas Shropshire, Director, Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services, 200 E. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0361, (850)413-4984 or Doug.Shropshire@MyFloridaCFO.com. The text of the proposed rule is also available on the Department’s website: http://www.MyFloridaCFO.com/LegalServices/ruleHearing/
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.