Funeral Service Law Quiz

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Who are the primary regulators of funeral service?

States

What is the purpose of the police power granted to states?

To ensure the health, safety, and welfare of citizens

Which entity is responsible for overseeing licensing statutes and enforcing compliance with funeral service laws?

Funeral boards

What is the power of a Court of Equity?

To issue judgments and rulings

Where are laws regarding right of disposition found?

Common law

What is the legal status of a dead body?

Quasi property

Why is final disposition of dead bodies necessary?

For public health reasons

Which entities are the primary regulators of funeral service?

State legislatures

Who is responsible for day-to-day regulation of funeral service?

Administrative agencies

What is the purpose of the police power granted to states?

To enact laws for the health, safety, and welfare of citizens

What is the role of funeral boards?

Overseeing licensing statutes

Which source of funeral law is made when a court interprets a law and applies it to a particular case?

Case law

Which entities consist of practicing funeral directors and members of the public?

Funeral boards

What is the authority given to state boards by the legislature to create rules and regulations called?

Promulgation

Which courts can case law regarding funeral service come from?

State courts

What is the power of a court to settle controversies concerning dead bodies called?

Equity

Which entities have the power to set standards and require licensure for certain occupations, like funeral service?

State legislatures

Which type of court has the power to issue injunctions and other directions for parties to follow?

Equitable court

Which source of law impacts many aspects of funeral service and includes laws regarding right of disposition?

Common law

Which federal law affects funeral service and includes the Funeral Rule?

FTC Funeral Rule

How is a dead body defined?

The body of a deceased person

What is the term synonymous with dead body?

Corpse

What is the legal status of a dead body according to the most accepted view today?

Quasi Property

What does quasi property mean in relation to a dead body?

The body is not considered property

Why is final disposition of dead bodies necessary?

For public health reasons

Which entity may have criminal penalties for failing to make final disposition of dead bodies within a certain time period?

States

What power do states have in relation to the orderly disposition of dead bodies?

Police power

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