Funeral Board Meeting & Public Rulemaking Hearing

Funeral Directors, Embalmers & Burial Services
May 10, 2022


May 10, 2022

10:00 am


Davy Crockett Tower 500 James Robertson Pkwy. Nashville, TN Conference Room 1B




These amendments 1 - Reduce required apprenticeship hours from 40 to 32 hours per week based upon 2021 statutory change from administration bill. 2- Amends professional standards of conduct regarding interactions with the public along with the requirement for a funeral establishment to release human remains when a second establishment is preferred by the family and release is requested.

A copy of the rules to be considered at the rulemaking hearing can be viewed online at:

Pursuant to the Tennessee Open Meetings Act (Tenn. Code Ann. ยง 8-44-101, et. seq.), the above-referenced hearing is open to the public, and you may attend the hearing in person. If you have any comments regarding the rules, you may either submit your written comments in advance of the board meeting to Troy Bryant, Associate General Counsel at 615-770-0447 or electronically at or appear at the rulemaking hearing to make your comments on the record.