View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 4256 The Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4256 (COUNCIL\WAB\4256C003.AGM.WAB19):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION after line 18, page 3, to read:

/ SECTION      ___.      Chapter 19, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

     "Section 40-19-105.      When a funeral home, funeral director, or embalmer ('transferor provider') provides services for a dead human body and the body subsequently is transferred to another funeral home, funeral director, or embalmer ('transferee provider') for additional services, the transferor provider has a cause of action against the transferee provider if the transferee fails to compensate the transferor for the services actually provided by the transferor. The transferor may recover its usual fee plus reasonable attorney fees and costs." /

Amend the bill further, Section 40-19-80, as contained in SECTION 10, by deleting the SECTION in its entirety and inserting:

/      SECTION      10.      Section 40-19-80 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

     "Section 40-19-80.      The board shall employ an at least one inspector and at least one investigator who must be a licensed embalmer and funeral director with not fewer than five consecutive years' experience as a licensee under this chapter but who have not been disciplined during the time of their past or current licensure under this chapter." /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.