2017 ORS 692.160¹
License, certificate and registration fees
  • expiration date
  • notice of renewal
  • rules

(1) The fees that may be charged under this chapter are:

(a) A fee covering requests for applications for a funeral service practitioner license, an embalmer license, a death care consultant license, a funeral establishment license, an immediate disposition company license, a certificate of authority for a cemetery, a certificate of authority for a crematorium, a certificate of authority for any other facility for final disposition of human remains, registration as a funeral service practitioner trainee, registration as an embalmer trainee, a certificate of removal registration, a license as a reciprocal funeral service practitioner or a license as a reciprocal embalmer. The application fee shall be accompanied by an additional fee for each principal of a funeral establishment, immediate disposition company, cemetery, crematorium or other facility for final disposition of human remains.

(b) A fee covering the renewal of a license for a funeral establishment, a license for an immediate disposition company, a certificate of authority for a crematorium or a certificate of authority for any other facility for final disposition of human remains.

(c) A fee covering the renewal of a funeral service practitioner license, an embalmer license or a death care consultant license.

(d) A fee for renewal of a combination funeral service practitioner and embalmer license.

(e) A fee for renewal of the registration of a funeral service practitioner trainee or an embalmer trainee.

(f) An examination fee for a funeral service practitioner license, an embalmer license or a death care consultant license.

(g) A fee covering the renewal of a certificate of authority for a cemetery.

(h) A fee covering the reinstatement of a lapsed license, certificate of authority or registration.

(i) A fee for reissuing a license, registration or certificate of authority as provided in ORS 692.148 (When new or reissued license, registration or certificate required).

(j) Fees for copying any public record maintained by the State Mortuary and Cemetery Board, for documents distributed by the board and postage for mailing any copies or documents.

(2) All licenses granted under this chapter to funeral service practitioners, embalmers and death care consultants expire on January 1 in even-numbered years or on such date as may be specified by rule of the State Mortuary and Cemetery Board. All licenses or certificates of authority granted under this chapter to operators of funeral establishments, to operators of immediate disposition companies, to operators of cemeteries, to operators of crematoriums or to operators of other facilities for final disposition of human remains expire on January 1 in odd-numbered years or on such date as may be specified by board rule.

(3) The board shall mail to each licensed funeral service practitioner, to each licensed embalmer, to each licensed death care consultant, to each licensed operator of a funeral establishment or immediate disposition company and to each cemetery, crematorium and other facility for final disposition of human remains holding a certificate of authority under ORS 692.275 (Certificate of authority for operating cemetery, crematorium or facility for final disposition), addressed to the licensee or certificate holder at the licensee’s or certificate holder’s last-known address, a notice that the renewal fee is due and payable and that if the fee is not paid by the renewal date the license or certificate of authority shall lapse. The board shall mail the notice at least 60 days before the license or certificate of authority expires. The board may impose continuing education requirements as a prerequisite for relicensure.

(4) Subject to prior approval of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services and a report to the Emergency Board prior to adopting the fees and charges, the fees and charges established under this section shall not exceed the cost of administering the regulatory program of the State Mortuary and Cemetery Board pertaining to the purpose for which the fee or charge is established, as authorized by the Legislative Assembly within the board’s budget, as the budget may be modified by the Emergency Board. [Amended by 1957 c.596 §11; 1971 c.115 §9; 1973 c.411 §5; 1977 c.873 §11; 1979 c.36 §1; 1981 c.719 §5; 1983 c.290 §1; 1985 c.207 §11; 1989 c.177 §7; 1991 c.703 §35; 1993 c.248 §1; 1993 c.308 §1; 1997 c.638 §8; 1999 c.724 §9; 2007 c.768 §53; 2009 c.709 §12; 2015 c.367 §14]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 692—Funeral Service Practitioners; Embalmers; Death Care Consultants; Funeral Establishments; Cemetery and Crematory Operators, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors692.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.