Legislative, Legal, and Lobbying Documents

Bills and materials related to legislation affecting funeral consumers, pro-consumer lobbying by FCA and allied organizations, and documents pertaining to lawsuits. 

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Letter to Bibb County on Green Burial Ban Letter to Bibb County on Green Burial Ban

Date added: 01/03/2009
Date modified: 01/03/2009
Filesize: 432.74 kB
Downloads: 5320
Legal analysis from FCA on Bibb County, Georgia\'s, ban on green cemeteries.

FCA Casket Lawsuit - Complaint FCA Casket Lawsuit - Complaint

Date added: 08/24/2008
Date modified: 08/24/2008
Filesize: 490.55 kB
Downloads: 5396

FCA Opposition Colorado HB 1202 FCA Opposition Colorado HB 1202

Date added: 03/04/2009
Date modified: 03/04/2009
Filesize: 160.88 kB
Downloads: 5597

FCA\'s  letter to Colorado lawmakers urging amendments to HB 1202, a 2009 bill that would outlaw private, family-directed funerals and shut down price competition in the funeral business.

 

2009 FCA-FEO Letter to Minnesota Legislators on Caring For Your Own Dead 2009 FCA-FEO Letter to Minnesota Legislators on Caring For Your Own Dead

Date added: 01/21/2009
Date modified: 01/21/2009
Filesize: 163.25 kB
Downloads: 5657

FCA Congressional Testimony on Cemetery Oversight July 27 2009 FCA Congressional Testimony on Cemetery Oversight July 27 2009

Date added: 07/29/2009
Date modified: 06/02/2012
Filesize: 275.92 kB
Downloads: 6056

FCA delivered this testimony to the House Sub-Committee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection on July 27, 2009. We asked lawmakers to expand the FTC Funeral Rule to cover cemeteries, to set national standards for cemetery regulation, and to require complete deposit and consumer-right-of-refund for all prepaid cemetery and funeral money nationwide.

Bibb County Cemetery Ordinance Banning Green Cemeteries Bibb County Cemetery Ordinance Banning Green Cemeteries

Date added: 01/03/2009
Date modified: 01/03/2009
Filesize: 20.61 kB
Downloads: 6252
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