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Authority of State (Oregon) to Enforce Federal Funeral Service Regulations

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For a detailed description of the statutory and administrative framework for the regulation of funeral services, read this recent Oregon Court of Appeals case:

Olson v. State Mortuary And Cemetery Board (A136781)

Judge Landau: “… On review, petitioners advance eight different assignments of error, ranging from a challenge to the authority of the board to enforce federal funeral service regulations at all to arguments about the propriety of the board’s interpretation and application of state and federal funeral service regulations in various particulars. We reject each of petitioners’ assignments of error and affirm....” (read full case)