2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 33 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER 16 - EMBALMERS, FUNERAL DIRECTORS, UNDERTAKERS AND CREMATORIES
33-16-301. Definitions; board to adopt rules.


WY Stat § 33-16-301 (through 2012) What's This?

(a) The terms "funeral director" and "undertaker" as used in this act, mean a person, partnership, corporation, association or other organization engaged in or conducting the business of or holding himself or itself out as engaged in:

(i) Preparing or contracting to prepare by embalming or in any other manner dead human bodies for burial or disposal, or directing and supervising burial or disposal of dead human bodies;

(ii) Providing for or maintaining a funeral establishment or a place for the preparation, disposition and care of dead human bodies;

(iii) Who directs or supervises, or contracts to direct or supervise funerals; or

(iv) Who shall in connection with his or its name or funeral establishment or business use the words "funeral director" or "undertaker" or "mortician" or any other title implying that he or it is engaged in the business of "funeral directing" or "undertaking" as herein defined.

(b) A "funeral establishment", as the term is used herein, shall be understood to mean a place of business conducted at a specific street address or location devoted to the care and preparation for burial or transportation of human dead bodies and consisting of a preparation room equipped with a sanitary floor, necessary drainage and ventilation, and containing necessary instruments and supplies for the preparation and embalming of human dead bodies for burial or transportation, and a display room containing a stock of funeral caskets and shipping cases.

(c) The Wyoming state board of embalming may adopt such rules as may be reasonable and proper for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this act.

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