|LC Classifications||KF27 .E552 1983|
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|Pagination||iii, 188 p. :|
|Number of Pages||188|
|LC Control Number||83602611|
FTC Extends Comment Deadline for Funeral Rule Review to June 15 (Ma ) ; FTC Seeks Public Comment as Part of its Review of the Funeral Rule (February 4, ) ; FTC Undercover Inspections of Funeral Homes in 11 States Test Prompt Compliance with Funeral Rule Disclosure Requirements (Ap ) ; FTC Undercover Inspections of Funeral . Get this from a library! Disapproving the FTC funeral rule: hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on H. Con. Res. 70 May 4, [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. The Funeral Rule Enforced by the Federal Trade Commission Most funeral providers and professionals strive to serve their clients' needs and best interests. However, as with any profession, there are certain rules and regulations that must be followed. For example, to prohibit the ability for funeral professionals to take advantage of their clients through inflated prices, . Planning a funeral can be challenging, whether you’re making arrangements ahead of time, or helping others at a time of need. The Funeral Rule, enforced by the FTC, gives you rights that can make planning a funeral more satisfactory.
The Funeral Rule requires funeral providers to give customers accurate, itemized price information and various other disclosures about funeral products and services. This brochure outlines their responsibilities under the law. Commission (FTC or Commission) Funeral Rule. The Funeral Rule went into effect on Ap The Commission revised the Rule early in ; revisions became effective later that year. The Funeral Rule requires you to give consumers accurate, itemized price information and various other disclosures about funeral goods and services. The Funeral Rule ensures your right to a clearly itemized price list of services and products that the funeral home offers, which is known as a General Price List (GPL). The GPL that you request is yours to keep. If you ask for price information over the telephone, funeral homes are legally obligated to provide you with that information. The Funeral Rule, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), makes it possible for you to choose only those goods and services you want or need and to pay only for those you select, whether you are making arrangements when a death occurs or in Rule allows you to compare prices among funeral homes, and makes it possible for you to select the funeral .
(The Rule does not apply to third-party sellers, such as casket and monument dealers, or to cemeteries that lack an on-site funeral home.) For more information, visit FTC Facts for Consumers Page, our General Price List FAQ, and the additional resources found on the pages that follow. The following rules, commonly referred to as The Funeral Rule, were established and enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to protect consumers during the funeral planning process.. Buy only the funeral arrangements you want You have the right to buy separate goods (such as caskets) and services (such as embalming or a memorial service). The Funeral Rule, enacted by the Federal Trade Commission on Ap and amended it effective , was designed to protect consumers by requiring that they receive adequate information concerning the goods and services they may purchase from a funeral provider.. All funeral providers must comply with The Funeral Rule. The Funeral Rule defines such terms . Complying with the Federal Trade Commission Funeral Rule Exam Question 1.) According to the FTC Funeral Rule, the funeral provider is allowed to embalm for a fee without permission from the consumer. Exam Question 2.) If you violate the FTC Funeral Rule, you may be subject to penalties of up to _____.