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Complying with the Funeral Rule

If you sell funeral goods and services, you’ll want to know how to comply with the Funeral Rule. This federal law gives some important rights to people making funeral arrangements, and establishes basic requirements for funeral homes. To learn more, see the:

New guide on registering death records now available

The Center for Health Statistics at the Washington State Department of Health has just created a new Guide for Registration of Complete Death Records. The guide includes line-by-line instructions, as well as why each entry on the record is important and how how the information will be used.

Resources available to help funeral directors and cemeteries

Looking for guidance on complying with the Death with Dignity Act? Need to know how to return remains to Mexico? See Resources and publications for guidelines and instructions on these topics and more.

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