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§ 90‑210.127.  Record keeping.

(a)        The crematory licensee shall furnish to the person whodelivers such human remains to the crematory licensee a receipt, signed by boththe crematory licensee and the person who delivers the human remains, showingthe date and time of the delivery; the type of casket or cremation containerthat was delivered; the name of the person from whom the human remains werereceived and the name of the funeral establishment or other entity with whomsuch person is affiliated; the name of the person who received the humanremains on behalf of the crematory licensee; and the name of the decedent. Thecrematory licensee shall retain a copy of this receipt in its permanent recordsfor three years.

(b)        Upon its release of cremated remains, the crematory licenseeshall furnish to the person who receives such cremated remains from thecrematory licensee a receipt, signed by both the crematory licensee and theperson who receives the cremated remains, showing the date and time of therelease; the name of the person to whom the cremated remains were released andthe name of the funeral establishment, cemetery, or other entity with whom suchperson is affiliated; the name of the person who released the cremated remainson behalf of the crematory licensee; and the name of the decedent. Thecrematory shall retain a copy of this receipt in its permanent records forthree years.

(c)        A crematory licensee shall maintain at its place of businessa record of all forms required by the Board of each cremation that took placeat its facility for three years.

(d)        The crematory licensee shall maintain a record for threeyears of all cremated remains disposed of by the crematory licensee inaccordance with G.S. 90‑210.126(d).

(e)        Upon completion of the cremation, the crematory licenseeshall issue a certificate of cremation.

(f)         All records that are required to be maintained under thisArticle shall be subject to inspection by the Board or its agents upon request.(1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 988, s. 1; 1997‑399,s. 18; 2003‑420, s. 2.)