International Cemetery, Cremation
& Funeral Association (ICCFA)
Wed, Jan 18, 2012
Late yesterday, the ICCFA was alerted by staff at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, that its long-awaited report on state regulation of the death care industry had just been published. The report updates the GAO 2003 report on the effectiveness of state regulation. The conclusions of the new report are similar, that is, “the way in which states regulate the industry varies across industry segments and states. Also, the extent to which state regulators reported that they had specific rules or regulations for each industry segment in both 2003 and 2011 varied.” It is significant that the GAO stated, “GAO is not making any recommendations in this report.”
Read the full article at ICCFA
Thanks to ConnectingDirectors for altering us to this article.
RELATED LINK – GAO REPORT (Dec 2011)