SEC. 73-11-53. Resident trainee for practice of funeral service or funeral directing. [Repealed effective July 1, 2006].
(1) A person desiring to become a resident trainee for the practice of funeral service or funeral directing shall make application to the board. Such application shall be sustained by the licensee under whom the applicant is serving, and shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee in an amount set by the board in accordance with Section 73-11-56. When the board is satisfied as to the qualifications of an applicant, it shall issue a certificate of resident traineeship. No credit toward the resident traineeship will be allowed prior to the receipt of a properly completed application and applicable fee at the board office.
(2) The board shall have the power to suspend or revoke a certificate of a resident traineeship for violation of any provision of this chapter.
(3) A resident trainee who has allowed a certificate of resident traineeship to lapse or who has had a resident traineeship suspended or revoked, may, within one (1) year after such lapse, suspension or revocation, make application for reregistration, but no more than two (2) such consecutive registrations shall be allowed by the board.
(4) A resident trainee must serve the apprenticeship in a funeral establishment that is licensed by the State of Mississippi and the preceptor must be a Mississippi licensee.
(5) A resident traineeship certificate shall be renewable upon payment of a renewal fee as set by the board. The certificate will expire on December 31 of each year. The fee and application will be considered late if the fee and application are not in the office or show a postmark of December 31. Applications received late may be reinstated by the payment of a renewal fee and a reinstatement fee.
SOURCES: Laws, 1983, ch. 351, Sec. 7; reenacted and amended, 1991, ch. 463, Sec. 8; reenacted, 1993, ch. 499, Sec. 8; reenacted, 1995, ch. 387, Sec. 8, eff from and after June 30, 1995; Reenacted by Laws 1999, Ch. 377, Sec. 9, HB1007; Laws, 2002, ch. 497, § 8, HB 957, eff from and after July 1, 2002.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2002.
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