4717-6-02 Funeral directors' examination and subjects.

(A) The examination for an applicant for a funeral director's license shall consist of two distinct sections designated as a nationally recognized examination for funeral service licensure, and the Ohio laws section. An applicant who has not completed mortuary science college shall take a comprehensive funeral service arts examination.

(B) The Ohio laws section for the examination shall be taken from the following sources:

(1) Ohio laws governing embalming and funeral directing;

(2) Ohio laws governing transportation of dead human bodies;

(3) Ohio health laws, rules and regulations governing preparation and transportation of dead human bodies;

(4) Ohio laws governing sales tax as related to funeral directing;

(5) Ohio laws governing funds provided by the bureau of workers' compensation for final disposition of dead human bodies when the cause of death is work-related;

(6) Federal laws governing burial of veterans;

(7) Ohio laws governing funeral processions;

(8) Ohio laws, rules and regulations governing pre-need funeral contracts;

(9) Federal trade commission funeral rules;

(10) Occupational, Safety, and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations;

(11) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.

(C) A grade of seventy-five percent or higher on each of the sections shall be considered a passing grade.

(D) Qualifications for re-examination

Any applicant who has failed an embalmers' examination will be qualified to retake the examination after a waiting period determined by the examining agency and payment of the applicable fee(s).

Replaces: 4717-1-15

Effective: 4/10/2011
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/27/2017 and 04/05/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4717.04
Rule Amplifies: 4717.05
Prior Effective Dates: 11/10/05