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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 43 - Issue 9 - February 29, 2024

State of Kansas

Board of Mortuary Arts

Permanent Administrative Regulation


63-2-3. Responsibilities of funeral director. (a) Each Kansas licensed funeral establishment shall at all times be under the charge and personal supervision of a Kansas licensed funeral director. “Personal supervision” means the licensed funeral director takes responsibility for the actions taken by the licensed funeral director and the funeral establishment staff in the conduct of their employment. The licensed funeral director does not need to be present at the funeral establishment to conduct personal supervision.

(b) A Kansas funeral director may be in charge and have personal supervision of more than one funeral establishment.

(c) A funeral, or any portion of it, and all at-need funeral arrangements shall not be conducted without a licensed funeral director or assistant funeral director being present. (Authorized by K.S.A. 74-1704; implementing K.S.A. 65-1713a; effective Jan. 1, 1966; amended Jan. 1, 1967; amended May 1, 1978; amended May 1, 1982; amended May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1987; amended April 3, 1995; amended March 15, 2024.)

J.W. Carey
Executive Director
Board of Mortuary Arts

Doc. No. 051903