36-19-21. Requirements for funeral service license--Scope of examination.

In order to obtain a license in the practice of funeral service, the applicant shall submit evidence that the applicant is a citizen of the United States or a resident of South Dakota; is at least eighteen years of age; is of good moral character; has sixty semester hours credit from a college or university in a course approved by the State Board of Funeral Service; has completed one year's course at a school of embalming, accredited by the board; has completed one year's work as a trainee embalmer-funeral director in this state; and has passed an examination on the following subjects: embalming and care, disposition and preservation of the bodies of deceased persons, sanitation for the prevention of the spread of infectious or contagious diseases, and local health and sanitation ordinances and regulations relating to mortuary science.

Source: SDC 1939, § 27.1406 as amended by SL 1939, ch 102, § 4; SL 1951, ch 132, § 1; SL 1963, ch 154, § 3; revised pursuant to SL 1972, ch 15, § 4; SL 2020, ch 168, § 8.