OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS
EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS
325:13 Embalmers; Qualifications.
No person shall embalm dead human bodies or engage or hold himself out as engaged in embalming, whether on his own behalf or in the employ of another, unless he shall:
I. Be at least 18 years of age;
II. Be of good professional character;
III. (a) Have completed at least one year (30 credit hours) at an accredited postsecondary educational institution; or
(b) Have completed successfully a course of instruction in an embalming school prior to 1975, have been actively licensed since graduation, and present to the board a letter of good standing from the licensing state;
IV. Have completed a one year course in apprenticeship under the supervision of a duly licensed or registered embalmer actively engaged in embalming within the state;
V. Have completed a full course of instruction in an embalming school maintaining at that time a standard satisfactory to the board;
VI. Pass such examinations as the board may deem proper to ascertain his efficiency and qualifications to engage in embalming; and
VII. Obtain the appropriate license from the board.
Source. 1935, 95:1. 1939, 76:2. RL 168:13. 1949, 154:1. RSA 325:13. 1973, 72:69; 354:1. 1981, 487:7. 1983, 325:1, 2. 1989, 264:2, eff. July 25, 1989.