201 KAR 15:040.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 316.210(1)
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 316.030(3)(h), (4)(g) require an applicant for an
embalmer's license or a funeral director's license to pass examinations
prepared or approved by the board. The function of this administrative
regulation is to establish the procedure, content, and time of examinations.
Content of Examination. (1) The examination for a license to practice embalming
and the examination for a license to practice funeral directing shall be
written examinations administered by one (1) or more members of the board.
(2) The subjects
to be covered in the examination for embalmer's license shall be as follows:
administration and law;
(3) The subjects
to be covered in the examination for funeral director's license shall be as
sanitation, and disinfection; and
of KRS Chapter 316 and the administrative regulations promulgated pursuant to
KRS Chapter 316.
(4)(a) The board
may accept the results of the examination prepared and administered by the
Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards and the results of an oral
examination on the subject of embalming administered by one (1) or more members
of the board in lieu of the written examination for embalmer's license
administered by the board.
applicant seeking to take an examination administered by the board shall submit
the fee required by KRS 316.030(3)(g) or (4)(f) to the board at least thirty
(30) days before the date of the examination. The fee shall include a license
in good standing for the remainder of the fiscal year if the applicant is
successful in the examination.
Procedure for Examination. (1) Applicants shall attain a proficiency of
seventy-five (75) percent on any examination to make a passing grade.
(2) All written
questions for the embalmer's and funeral director's examinations are the property
of the board and applicants shall return the questions to the board with their
Section 3. Time
of Examinations. (1) Examinations administered by the board shall normally be
held for funeral director's and embalmer's licenses at the regular meeting of
the board in December and June of each year.
may be held at other regular or special meetings at the board's discretion.
(3) An applicant
shall be entitled to only one (1) examination for each fee. (BEFD-Rule 18; 1
Ky.R. 1013; eff. 6-11-75; Am. 20 Ky.R. 2655; eff. 5-18-94; 22 Ky.R. 2319; eff.