ORS 692.280¹
Temporary operating permit for cemetery
  • rules

(1) The State Mortuary and Cemetery Board may grant a temporary operating permit for a cemetery that does not hold a valid license to operate for the purpose of performing an interment. The board may grant the temporary operating permit to a person that holds a license, certificate of authority or registration issued by the board, or to a person who works in the cemetery industry and who the board determines is qualified.

(2) The board may grant the temporary operating permit described in subsection (1) of this section only if a death that necessitates interment has occurred and there is an existing prearrangement sales contract, as defined in ORS 97.923 (Definitions for ORS 97.923 to 97.949), to which the cemetery is a party.

(3) The board shall adopt rules regarding temporary operating permits. The rules adopted under this subsection must require:

(a) That the person granted the temporary operating permit maintain records; and

(b) That the plot location stated in the existing prearrangement sales contract is verified before the interment.

(4) The board may not charge a fee for a temporary operating permit. [2018 c.27 §1]

Note: 692.280 (Temporary operating permit for cemetery) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 692 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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