2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 953
Funeral directors and cemeterians; allow electronic signatures for funeral services and related preneed contracts; modify provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 14 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to cemetery and funeral services, and Article 1 of Chapter 18 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to funeral directors and establishments, embalmers, and crematories, so as to modify provisions relating to funeral directors and cemeterians; to allow for electronic signatures for funeral services and related preneed contracts; to clarify definitions relating to funeral services; to clarify registration requirements for preneed dealers; to provide for the oversight of funeral service preneed providers by the State Board of Funeral Service; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/23/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/15/2012 - House Second Readers
Feb/09/2012 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2012 - House Hopper