State Board of Mortuary Arts
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Our Purpose, Our
Goal of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts (KSBMA)
Meeting minutes, pictures. UPDATED
Inspection reports, filing a complaint, board minutes... UPDATED 5-20-2013
Corner Information for
Funerals an informational brochure
Your Funeral Arrangements an
Planning Guide A form that consumers can use in advance of
death for purposes of information needed on death certificates,
obituaries and other paperwork.
Information including how to file a complaint
Education Services, Licensure Information
& Applications :
Information for those interested in becoming Students,
Apprentices, Funeral Directors, Assistant Funeral Directors, Embalmers,
Reciprocal Licensees and Embalmer Endorsement Licensees.
Job Search for
Kansas licensees and apprentices UPDATED 5-6-2013
Funeral Home Record Search Where you can go to find records
of Kansas funeral homes no longer open.
of Kansas Funeral Homes and Crematories with Refrigeration Units
A list of all Kansas funeral homes and crematories with refrigeration
Actions Actions taken against licensees or applicants for
licensure since 1/1/2003. UPDATED 10-17-2012
Questions Information for FAQ involving funeral laws in the
State of Kansas. A good source for consumers and licensees.
Please feel to contact us if we can
be of any assistance!
Our contact information is listed at the bottom of this page.
The KSBMA Office
will be closed on Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day.
& License Renewal Information:
Information on all licenses, registrations, district coroners and more
. . . UPDATED 5-23-2013
YOUR LICENSE ONLINE Remember your renewal is not
complete until all required paperwork has been received by the KSBMA
office. Only RENEWALS
(not applications or initial license fees) can be paid online.
2013 BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE!
Please note that the July 2013 Board Meeting date has been changed from
Thursday, July 11th to Thursday,
July 18, 2013.
Renewal Due Dates-Click Here
fees will be charged for late renewal payments**
with the last name beginning with the letter Q. Renewals
were mailed 4/3/2013.
with the last name beginning with the letter R. Renewals
were mailed 5/10/2013.
with the last name beginning with the letter E-G. Renewals
were mailed 5/10/2013.
Continuing Education UPDATED 5-8-2013
of Address Form Licensees
need to remember to keep us informed of where you want information
Operator Licensure Information Effective 12/1/2011, all
cremations performed in the State of Kansas must be performed by Kansas
licensed crematory operators. A list of all licensed crematory
operators can be found at the Crematories By City
(Includes laws effective as of 9-16-2011)
Newsletter For the
latest funeral service news including
some recent FTC Staff Opinions. UPDATED
from the 2013
affecting funeral service and professional licensure. UPDATED
Worth is a new column written by KSBMA Executive Secretary Mack
of all State Funeral Regulatory
Boards provided by The
International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards (ICFSEB).
forms requested by Kansas Crematories for dealing with KAR 63-7-2
and Crematory Record keeping,
please click here
Dead Body Law A
helpful article written by Brian Vazquez
regarding Unclaimed Bodies
consumers and funeral homes. Our thanks to Brian for sharing!
17-1305 regarding Private Burying
Grounds; Control by county clerk; Actions for Damages.
65-1734: The statute regarding Legal
purposes of disposition. Keeping a copy in the arrangement
office is a good idea.
Body Program information for the University of Kansas Medical
the certificate necessary for Bequeathing
Please note a web
site change for the KU Medical Center. We highly
recommend that interested parties file the necessary paperwork as early
pertaining to Licensees In the Military Service
KPERS Death Benefit
Information relating to Kansas State, County and City
employees receiving KPERS benefits
Agenda for the July 18, 2013 Meeting. The
filing deadline for the Board
Meeting of Thursday,
2013 is June
All applications, fees and documentation are
due by that time
in order to be placed on the agenda for that
meeting. The filing deadline for the following meeting of Thursday,
October 10, 2013 is September 15, 2013. Please note that
Meeting date has been changed from July 11 to Thursday,
July 18, 2013. UPDATED
Funeral Directors: The filing
deadline for the AFD examination to be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 is Monday June 17, 2013. The deadline for the Wednesday, August 7, 2013
examination is Monday, July 15, 2013.
Current Inspection Report which shows totals for the third quarter
of FY 2013 (January 2013-March 2013)
Year 2012 Year End Report which shows quarterly totals for fiscal
year 2012 July 1, 2011--June 30, 2012).
Question of Knowledge Test
your knowledge of funeral related laws! The current question
involves preneed/at-need solicitation. Any
suggestions for future questions? Please email them
to us, at: firstname.lastname@example.org UPDATED