2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 11 - Practice of Funeral Service and Funeral Directing.
73-11-53 - Resident trainee for practice of funeral service or funeral directing [Repealed effective July 1, 2013].

§ 73-11-53. Resident trainee for practice of funeral service or funeral directing [Repealed effective July 1, 2013].

(1)  A person desiring to become a resident trainee for the practice of funeral service or funeral directing shall make application to the board. Such application shall be verified by the licensee under whom the applicant is serving, and shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee in an amount set by the board in accordance with Section 73-11-56. When the board is satisfied as to the qualifications of an applicant, it shall issue a certificate of resident traineeship. 

(2)  The board shall have the power to suspend or revoke a certificate of a resident traineeship for violation of any provision of this chapter. 

(3)  A resident trainee must serve the apprenticeship in a funeral establishment that is licensed by the State of Mississippi and the preceptor must be a Mississippi licensee who is employed by a Mississippi licensed funeral establishment. 

(4)  A resident traineeship certificate shall be renewable upon payment of a renewal fee as set by the board. The fee and application will be considered late if the fee and application are not in the office or show a postmark of December 31. Applications received late may be reinstated by the payment of a renewal fee, a reinstatement fee and other applicable fees. Failure to receive a renewal notice does not exempt a resident trainee from the required renewal of his/her traineeship. 

Sources: Laws,  1983, ch. 351, § 7; reenacted and amended, Laws, 1991, ch. 463, § 8; reenacted, Laws, 1993, ch. 499, § 8; reenacted, Laws, 1995, ch. 387, § 8; reenacted without change, Laws, 1999, ch. 377, § 8; reenacted and amended, Laws, 2002, ch. 497, § 8; reenacted and amended, Laws, 2005, ch. 542, § 8; Laws, 2008, ch. 514, § 5, eff from and after July 1, 2008.

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