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RULE §205.3Crematory License Requirement and Procedure
Historical Texas Register

(a) The crematory establishment license application shall be on a form furnished by the Commission and shall contain all information required by Texas Occupations Code, §651.657, including:

  (1) a statement that all operators of the cremation chamber are certified by a reputable organization approved by the Commission; and

  (2) the names of all persons certified to operate the cremation chamber.

(b) The completed application, including all required documentation, and applicable fee shall be received before the Commission inspects the crematory establishment.

(c) A license is valid for a period of one year.

(d) The Commission may not renew an application until the applicant has met the requirements of Texas Occupations Code, §651.658(a).

(e) A crematory that fails to renew its license by its renewal date shall pay, in addition to the renewal fee, a late payment penalty equal in amount to the renewal fee.

(f) A crematory may not operate if a license is expired for over 30 days until the renewal fee and late payment penalty are paid.

Source Note: The provisions of this §205.3 adopted to be effective October 11, 2004, 29 TexReg 9534; amended to be effective April 14, 2010, 35 TexReg 2856; amended to be effective January 8, 2015, 40 TexReg 61

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