FSE2080 Chap497 def.set2
|Cremation chamber||the enclosed space within which the cremation process takes place. Cremation chambers covered by these procedures shall be used exclusively for the cremation of human remains.|
|Cremation container||the casket or alternative container in which the human remains are transported to and placed in the cremation chamber for a cremation. A cremation container should meet substantially all of the following standards: |
(a) Be composed of readily combustible or consumable materials suitable for cremation.
(b) Be able to be closed in order to provide a complete covering for the human remains.
(c) Be resistant to leakage or spillage.
(d) Be rigid enough to be handled with ease.
(e) Be able to provide protection for the health, safety, and personal integrity of crematory personnel.
|Cremation interment container||a rigid outer container that, subject to a cemetery's rules and regulations, is composed of concrete, steel, fiberglass, or some similar material in which an urn is placed prior to being interred in the ground and that is designed to support the earth above the urn.|
|Department||the Department of Financial Services.|
|Direct disposal establishment||a facility licensed under this chapter where a direct disposer practices direct disposition.|
|Direct disposer||any person licensed under this chapter to practice direct disposition in this state.|
|Director||the director of the Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services.|
|Disinterment||removal of a dead human body from earth interment or aboveground interment.|
|Division||the Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services within the Department of Financial Services.|
|Embalmer||any person licensed under this chapter to practice embalming in this state.|
|Final disposition||the final disposal of a dead human body by earth interment, aboveground interment, cremation, burial at sea, or delivery to a medical institution for lawful dissection if the medical institution assumes responsibility for disposal. "Final disposition" does not include the disposal or distribution of cremated remains and residue of cremated remains.|
|Funeral or funeral service||the observances, services, or ceremonies held to commemorate the life of a specific deceased human being and at which the human remains are present.|
|Funeral director||any person licensed under this chapter to practice funeral directing in this state.|
|Funeral establishment||a facility licensed under this chapter where a funeral director or embalmer practices funeral directing or embalming.|
|Grave space||a space of ground in a cemetery intended to be used for the interment in the ground of human remains.|
|Human remains, remains, dead human body or dead human bodies||the body of a deceased human person for which a death certificate or fetal death certificate is required under chapter 382 and includes the body in any stage of decomposition.|
|Legally authorized person||in the priority listed, the decedent, when written inter vivos authorizations and directions are provided by the decedent; the surviving spouse, unless the spouse has been arrested for committing against the deceased an act of domestic violence as defined in s. 741.28 that resulted in or contributed to the death of the deceased; a son or daughter who is 18 years of age or older; a parent; a brother or sister who is 18 years of age or older; a grandchild who is 18 years of age or older; a grandparent; or any person in the next degree of kinship. In addition, the term may include, if no family member exists or is available, the guardian of the dead person at the time of death; the personal representative of the deceased; the attorney in fact of the dead person at the time of death; the health surrogate of the dead person at the time of death; a public health officer; the medical examiner, county commission, or administrator acting under part II of chapter 406 or other public administrator; a representative of a nursing home or other health care institution in charge of final disposition; or a friend or other person not listed in this subsection who is willing to assume the responsibility as the legally authorized person. Where there is a person in any priority class listed in this subsection, the funeral establishment shall rely upon the authorization of any one legally authorized person of that class if that person represents that she or he is not aware of any objection to the cremation of the deceased's human remains by others in the same class of the person making the representation or of any person in a higher priority class.|
|License||includes all authorizations required or issued under this chapter, except where expressly indicated otherwise, and shall be understood to include authorizations previously referred to as registrations or certificates of authority in chapters 470 and 497 as those chapters appeared in the 2004 edition of the Florida Statutes.|
|Licensee||the person or entity holding any license or other authorization issued under this chapter, except where expressly indicated otherwise.|
|Mausoleum||a structure or building that is substantially exposed above the ground and that is intended to be used for the entombment of human remains.|