Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–403.01. Funeral Bill of Rights during a public health emergency.

*NOTE: This section was created by emergency legislation that will expire on September 5, 2021.*

For a period of time for which the Mayor has declared a public health emergency pursuant to § 7-2304.01, there shall be established a Funeral Bill of Rights designed to inform consumers of required pricing disclosures and other available consumer rights. The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, in consultation with the Board of Funeral Directors and the Attorney General for the District of Columbia ("Attorney General"), shall write the Funeral Bill of Rights, which shall be published in the District of Columbia Register no later than May 8, 2020. If the foregoing does not occur on or before May 1, 2020, the Attorney General may write the Funeral Bill of Rights and shall have it published in the District of Columbia Register no later than May 15, 2020.


(May 22, 1984, D.C. Law 5-84, § 4a; as added June 7, 2021, D.C. Act 24-96, § 302(a), 0 DCR 0.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 302(a) of Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-96, June 7, 2021, 0 DCR 0).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 302(a) of Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-30, Mar. 17, 2021, 68 DCR 003101).