Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 42. Morticians
Section 20. License Required For the Practice of Mortuary Science.
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AS 08.42.020. License Required For the Practice of Mortuary Science.

(a) A person may not engage in the practice of mortuary science or hold out as being engaged in the practice unless licensed as an embalmer or funeral director by the department. A person holding a license as a funeral director may not embalm or restore a dead human body, take charge of the remains of a person dead of a communicable disease, or prepare for transportation by common carrier a human body dead of a communicable disease.

(b) [Repealed, Sec. 62 ch 21 SLA 1991].

(c) In the event the dead body is to be disposed of in a manner not requiring embalming, the department may issue a permit to an unlicensed person for the care and disposition of dead human bodies for compensation. This permit otherwise in no way licenses the holder to practice mortuary science.

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