By the Division of Professional Licensure

Date: January 21, 2014

Place: Room 1 D

1000 Washington Street,

Boston, MA 02118


12:30 – Open Session

Discuss evacuation plan

  1. Read and vote on public minutes of the January 7, 2014 meeting and Executive Session minutes
  2. Old Business
    1. FAQ Guidance on Transportation and Death Certificates by authorized individuals
    2. Board Notice re 239 CMR 3.13(1)
  3. Advisory on Use of “Purple” Funeral Procession Lights
  4. Correspondence
    1. Advisory Opinion on non-traditional memorialization services
    2. Reinstatement request – JJ, EM 5668
    3. Approval for Type 6 Covering Carr Funeral Home
  5. Policy Matters
    1. Pre-need trust issue
    2. Tax Id numbers associated with funeral establishments
  6. Topics for discussion for future policy Board meetings
    1. Board website
    2. Education
    3. Insurance and pre-need issues
    4. Widow’s clause
    5. Establishment Certificates
    6. Probate and Board oversight issues
  7. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of meeting:
  8. Adjournment

Reasonable accommodations or modifications will be provided to individuals with disabilities to participate in the Board of Embalming & Funeral Directing meeting. All requests should be directed to Deborah Cassano by calling 617-727-3110 or TTY/TDD: (617) 727-2099 by no later than a week prior to the meeting. While the Division will attempt to honor all requests, those requests received after a week prior to the meeting may not be provided due to feasibility.