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Arkansas Code Annotated - Chapter 29

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Subchapter 1  General Provisions (Reserved)
Subchapter 2 Embalmers and Funeral Directors Law - State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors
§ 17- 29- 201 Creation - Members
§ 17- 29- 202 Meetings
§ 17- 29- 203 Seletion of Officers
§ 17- 29- 204 Duties of Secretary-treasurer
§ 17- 29- 205 Inspector
§ 17- 29- 206 Employees
§ 17- 29- 207 Rules and Regulations
§ 17- 29- 208 Fees
§ 17- 29- 209 Continuing Education
§ 17- 29- 210 Legal Councel
§ 17- 29- 211 Administrative Activities
Subchapter 3 Embalmers and Funeral Directors Law - Licensing
§ 17- 29- 301 Embalmers - Qualifications
§ 17- 29- 302 Funeral Directors - Qualifications
§ 17- 29- 303 Embalmers, Funeral Directors - Examination Certificates
§ 17- 29- 304 Funeral Establishments - Requirements
§ 17- 29- 305 Funeral Establishments - Examinations - Licenses
§ 17- 29- 306 Renewal
§ 17- 29- 307 Revocation
§ 17- 29- 308 Grandfather Clause
§ 17- 29- 309 Retired Embalmers or Funeral Directors
§ 17- 29- 310 License Requirements for Out of State Licenses
§ 17- 29- 311 Violations - Prohibitions
§ 17- 29- 312 Suspension or revocation - Procedure
§ 17- 29- 313 Permit Required for Creamatorium Construction
§ 17- 29- 314 Crematory retort operator -- Qualifications
§ 17- 29- 315 Transporting human remains -- Operating a transport service -- Qualifications
Subchapter 4 Embalmers and Funeral Directors Law - Enforcement
§ 17- 29- 401 Criminal Penalties
§ 17- 29- 402 Rules and Regulations
§ 17- 29- 403 Civil Penalties - Attorney's Fees - Code of Conduct
§ 17- 29- 404 Civil Appeals
§ 17- 29- 405 Deposit and Distribution of Funds
Subchapter 5 Funeral Home Zoning and Management
§ 17- 29- 501 Definition
§ 17- 29- 502 Status of Funeral Homes
§ 17- 29- 503 Prerequisites to Statutory Benefits
Subchapter 6 Out-of-State Tuition Assistance
§ 17- 29- 601 Purpose
Subchapter 7 Eye Enucleation
§ 17- 29- 701 Authority
§ 17- 29- 702 Exemption from Liability

Arkansas Code Unannotated - Title 20 Subtitle 2

Chapter 7 State Board of Health - Department of Health
§ 20- 7- 115 Transportation of dead bodies
Chapter 17 Death & Disposition of the Dead
§ 20- 17- 101 Death -- Legal definition
§ 20- 17- 102 Arkansas Final Disposition Rights Act of 2009
§ 20- 17- 103 Notification of death
§ 20- 17- 104 Withholding cardiopulmonary resuscitation in nursing facilities for unwitnessed deaths
Subchapter 7 Unclaimed Bodies
§ 20- 17- 701 Rights of coroner, justice of the peace, or courts unaffected
§ 20- 17- 702 Search for next of kin
§ 20- 17- 703 Notice to Department of Anatomy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
§ 20- 17- 704 Delivery to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
§ 20- 17- 705 Wishes of deceased for disposition honored
§ 20- 17- 706 Cost of embalming and transportation
§ 20- 17- 707 Holding period for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
§ 20- 17- 708 Disposition after use
§ 20- 17- 709 Records
§ 20- 17- 710 Nonliability
Subchapter 9 Cemeteries Generally
§ 20- 17- 901 Registration required
§ 20- 17- 902 Burial in registered cemetery required -- Records
§ 20- 17- 903 Application to locate or extend boundaries
§ 20- 17- 904 Perpetual care trust
§ 20- 17- 905 Abandonment
§ 20- 17- 906 Disposition of abandoned cemetery lots
§ 20- 17- 907 County abandoned cemetery registration boards
§ 20- 17- 908 Responsibilities of county abandoned cemetery registration boards
§ 20- 17- 909 Minimum maintenance for petitioned abandoned cemeteries
§ 20- 17- 910 Abandoned cemeteries on private property
§ 20- 17- 911 Minimum maintenance providers
Chapter 18 Vital Statistics
§ 20- 18- 601 Registration generally
§ 20- 18- 602 Delayed registration
§ 20- 18- 603 Registration of termination of pregnancy
§ 20- 18- 604 Final disposition of dead body or fetus

Arkansas Code Unannotated - Title 23 Subtitle 2

Chapter 40 Sale of Prepaid Funeral Benefits
§ 23- 40- 101 Short title
§ 23- 40- 102 Purpose
§ 23- 40- 103 Definitions
§ 23- 40- 104 Arkansas Insurance Code not affected
§ 23- 40- 105 Burial associations exempted
§ 23- 40- 106 Violations - Penalties
§ 23- 40- 107 Division of Prepaid Funeral Benefits - State Insurance Department Prepaid Trust Fund
§ 23- 40- 108 Administration
§ 23- 40- 109 Permit Required
§ 23- 40- 110 Application for initial or renewed permit
§ 23- 40- 111 Issuance of permit - Cancellation or denial
§ 23- 40- 112 Sales contracts for prepaid funeral benefits
§ 23- 40- 113 Change of Ownership
§ 23- 40- 114 Trust funds - Creation - Deposits, withdrawals, and transfers of funds
§ 23- 40- 115 Trust funds - Investments
§ 23- 40- 116 Trust funds - Disbursements
§ 23- 40- 117 Trust funds - Exemption from attachment, etc
§ 23- 40- 118 Agent for deposit of contract proceeds
§ 23- 40- 119 Annual report and fee
§ 23- 40- 120 Records required - Examination
§ 23- 40- 122 Cancellation
§ 23- 40- 123 Delinquency proceedings
§ 23- 40- 124 Compliance
§ 23- 40- 125 Prepaid Funeral Contracts Recovery Program Fund - Created - Prepaid Funeral Contracts Recovery Program Board - Established.
§ 23- 40- 126 Unfair competition or unfair or deceptive acts or practices prohibited - Penalties.
 

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Arkansas Code Unannotated - Title 23 Subtitle 3

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Chapter 78 Burial Associations
§ 23- 78- 101 Definitions
§ 23- 78- 102 Applicability
§ 23- 78- 103 Chapter exclusive authority
§ 23- 78- 104 Penalty
§ 23- 78- 105 Burial Association Board - Creation - Members
§ 23- 78- 106 Burial Association Board - Proceedings.
§ 23- 78- 107 Burial Association Board - Office and employees
§ 23- 78- 108 Burial Association Board - Powers and duties
§ 23- 78- 109 Burial associations under authority, supervision, and control of board
§ 23- 78- 110 Certificate of authority
§ 23- 78- 111 Fees - Oath at payment
§ 23- 78- 112 Certificate for benefits - Issuance
§ 23- 78- 113 Agent's license required
§ 23- 78- 114 False claim, promise, or representation of agent
§ 23- 78- 115 Rules and bylaws
§ 23- 78- 116 Membership dues and assessments
§ 23- 78- 117 Books, records, accounts, and documents - Inspection and audit
§ 23- 78- 118 Books - False entries prohibited
§ 23- 78- 119 Records - Failure to maintain
§ 23- 78- 120 Semiannual reports
§ 23- 78- 121 Rules and regulations
§ 23- 78- 122 Disposition of collections
§ 23- 78- 123 Disposition of fees and charges
§ 23- 78- 124 Revocation of certificate, license, charter, etc. - Hearing
§ 23- 78- 125 Revocation of certificate, license, charter, etc. - Appeal
§ 23- 78- 126 Plan for excess financial resources - Approval Required
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