PART 7 LICENSE RENEWAL ISSUING AGENCY: New Mexico Board of Funeral Services.

[6-15-96; NMAC - Rn & A, 16 NMAC 64.7.1, 09-15-01; A, 08-08-12] SCOPE: 16.64.7 NMAC applies to all licensees.

[6-15-96; NMAC - Rn, 16 NMAC 64.7.2, 09-15-01] STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 16.64.7 NMAC is adopted pursuant to the Funeral Services Act, NMSA 1978, Section 61-32-4, 61-32-6, 61-32-7, 61-32-11, 61-32-21 and 61-32-22.

[6-15-96; NMAC - Rn, 16 NMAC 64.7.3, 09-15-01; A, 08-08-12] DURATION: Permanent.

[6-15-96; NMAC - Rn, 16 NMAC 64.7.4, 09-15-01] EFFECTIVE DATE: September 26, 1993, unless a different date is cited at the end of a section.

[6-15-96; NMAC - Rn & A, 16 NMAC 64.7.5, 09-15-01] OBJECTIVE: 16.64.7 NMAC is to establish the requirements for renewal, and inactive status and reinstatement of an inactive license.

[6-15-96; NMAC - Rn, 16 NMAC 64.7.6, 09-15-01] DEFINITIONS: [Reserved.]

[6-15-96; NMAC - Rn, 16 NMAC 64.7.7, 09-15-01] GENERAL PROVISIONS: All licenses issued by the board expire June 30 of each year and shall be renewed by submitting a completed renewal application, accompanied by the required fees, on a form prescribed by the board.

[2-7-76...9-26-93; NMAC - Rn, 16 NMAC 64.7.8, 09-15-01] INACTIVE STATUS:

A. Any licensee, excluding funeral service intern licensees, who wishes to place his or her license on inactive status shall notify the board in writing, on a form prescribed by the board, prior to the expiration of his or her current license.

B. The board administrator shall determine if the inactive status of any license will be approved until the next scheduled board meeting.

C. Upon approval by the board of an inactive request, the licensee shall be exempt from the payment of the annual renewal fee during the period of inactive status.

D. No license will automatically be placed on inactive status by failure of the licensee to renew his or her license.

E. No license shall be placed on inactive status if the licensee is under investigation or if disciplinary proceedings have been initiated.

F. Any licensee who has placed his or her license on inactive may, within five (5) years from the date of acceptance by the board of the inactive status, notify the board of his or her desire to reinstate the inactive license. Upon receipt of such notice, the board administrator shall send to the inactive licensee an application for reinstatement.

G. The applicant shall submit the application to the board together with the applicable fee(s) and proof of completion of one (1) CEU, as outlined in 16.64.6 NMAC, for the year in which reinstatement is sought.

H. If the board finds the application in order, the applicant shall be issued a license after successfully completing the written jurisprudence examination outlined in Subsection B of NMAC. No person whose license is on inactive status shall practice funeral service in this state until receiving a reinstated license.

I. Any person who, after five (5) years of inactive status, desires to reinstate his or her license, must make application to the board and comply with the same requirements as any previously unlicensed applicant.

J. If a request for reinstatement of an inactive license occurs in the same renewal period, as defined in Subsection C of NMAC, that the inactive status was granted, the applicant shall not be required to complete additional continuing education requirements or the jurisprudence exam in order for the inactive license to be reinstated.

[9-27-909-26-93; NMAC - Rn & A, 16 NMAC 64.7.9, 09-15-01; A, 04-02-10; A, 08-08-12]



Pre-NMAC History: The material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the State Records Center

and Archives:

Reg. 9, License Renewals, 8-27-93.


History of Repealed Material: [Reserved]