Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 22||EXAMINING BOARDS|
|PART 10||TEXAS FUNERAL SERVICE COMMISSION|
|CHAPTER 203||LICENSING AND ENFORCEMENT--SPECIFIC SUBSTANTIVE RULES|
|SUBCHAPTER B||DUTIES OF A FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT/LICENSEE|
|RULE §203.27||Identification of Person Responsible for Making Arrangements|
Prior to discussing funeral arrangements, a funeral director should ask the person his/her relationship to the decedent to ensure the right to control disposition priority as outlined by Health and Safety Code, §711.002(a) is followed. If possible, the person should acknowledge his/her right to control disposition in writing. A funeral director or establishment may not be held liable if the person falsely represents he/she is the person entitled to control the disposition of the decedent.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §203.27 adopted to be effective October 18, 2015, 40 TexReg 7069; amended to be effective October 3, 2019, 44 TexReg 5625|