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32-1394.01 - Application; qualifications for cremationist licensure; licensure requirement for responsible cremationists
32-1394.01. Application; qualifications for cremationist licensure; licensure requirement for responsible cremationists
A. An applicant for a cremationist license shall submit a completed application on a form prescribed by the board. The application shall be subscribed under oath and shall be accompanied by the applicable fee pursuant to section 32-1309 and any additional information that the board deems necessary.
B. An applicant for a cremationist license shall be of good moral character and shall submit a completed fingerprint card and the prescribed fingerprint records check fee to the board to enable the board or the department of public safety to conduct a criminal records check.
C. An applicant for a cremationist license shall meet the educational requirements as prescribed by the board in rule.
D. If the board finds that the applicant meets the criteria for cremationist licensure under this section and under rules adopted by the board, the board shall issue a cremationist license.
E. Notwithstanding any other law, a responsible cremationist is required to be licensed pursuant to this article. Any other cremationist may be licensed pursuant to this article but, if not licensed, may engage only in cremation activity that is allowed without a license.