Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board

Rule Rule 830-060-0020
Death Care Consultant Scope of Practice, Records, Price List, General


(1)

A death care consultant may provide information or advice on matters related to funeral or final disposition arrangements including those matters subject to State or Federal regulatory requirements.

(2)

Death care consultants may not provide any direct physical assistance with, or supervision of, the handling of the remains unless the individual also holds the proper license or licenses under this chapter and ORS 692.

(3)

Death care consultants shall maintain legible permanent records of all transactions or contracts for services provided including, at a minimum, the following information:

(a)

The name, address and telephone number of the person acting as the funeral service practitioner

(b)

The name, address and telephone number of the person having the right to control final disposition of the remains pursuant to ORS 97.130 (Right to control disposition of remains)

(c)

The date or dates the consultation services are provided

(d)

The physical location or locations the consultation services are provided

(4)

Death care consultants shall maintain a general price list of all consultation services offered for sale. The death care consultant must give the general price list to any consumer, for their retention, before entering into discussions about consultation services. The general price list must contain, at a minimum, the following information:

(a)

The death care consultant’s name and, if applicable, their business name as registered with the Secretary of State Corporation Division

(b)

The effective date of the price list

(c)

The consultation services offered with their prices

(d)

On the first page of the price list, in prominent type, the death care consultant’s license number must be printed in the following format: “Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board License No. DC-_ _ _ _”

(5)

A death care consultant may practice under any lawful business title not otherwise protected by law, as long as they indicate proper licensure on the general price list.

(6)

Death care consultant permanent records and price lists shall be submitted to the Board upon request for inspection or investigation.
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Jun. 8, 2021