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State of Oregon Related Sites:

Updated January 8, 2018

Ad​ministration of Estates - Probate ​(ORS 113.085 and OAR 141-35-0020 require the Department of State Lands to be notified immediately upon the death of a person when it appears there are no known heirs or a valid will. This notification is generally provided by the County Medical Examiner, but it also comes from landlords, nursing home administrators, hospitals, funeral homes, neighbors, friends, and attorneys.)
Archives Division, Genealogy Records 
Office of Degree Authorization 
Boards & Commissions, Executive Appointments 
Cemetery Endowment Care  
Corporation Division  
Death With Dignity Act * 
Department of State Lands (Department of State Lands to be notified immediately upon the death of a person when it appears there are no known heirs or a valid will. )
Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries *
Oregon Licenses, Permits & Registrations 
Oregon Medical Board​​ 
​Oregon State Archives - Genealogy Records * 
Oregon State Bar - Lawyer Referral Service (provides the public with referrals in all areas of law) and Modest Means Program (reduced-fee program designed to make legal services accessible to lower and moderate income people who are ineligible for legal aid.) 

Prearranged funeral plans funded by insurance  *

Prearranged funeral plans funded by insurance, second page *

Prearranged funeral plans funded by trusts  (list of cemeteries, funeral homes that are identified as Certified Providers)   
State Library, Genealogy Information

State Medical E​xaminer’s Office  
Vital Statistics Department Contact Info (Oregon Death Records,xsza County Vital Records Problems, Disinterment Permits/Burial Cremation Tags, Corrections to Certificate) 

Vital Statistics Publications - Death Newsletters 

Vital Statistics - Funeral Home Billing & Indigent Billing Information 
Vital Statistics - How to Register Death Records 

Other Government Sites: 
Center for Disease Control, Post-mortem care (H1N1 and autopsies)  
Consumer rights under the Funeral Rule *
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Facts for consumers  

FTC - Shopping for Funeral Services

FTC -HowTo Video on Complying with the funeral rule 
Idaho State Board of Morticians
Oregon Military Funeral Honors 
State of California, Cemetery and Funeral Bureau
State of Washington, Death Ce​rtificates ​
State of Washington, Department of Licensing, Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
State of Washington, Department of Licensing (Applying to operate Cemeteries, Crematories, Funeral Establishments, Removal Registration)​

Transportation Security Administrat​ion (TSA) Travelling with Cremated Remains​

Non-government sites: 
These website links are provided only for the convenience and information of the public.  Neither the Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board nor State of Oregon endorse or sponsor the products, services or information provided by any of the following links.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
American Board of Funeral Service Education (Sole accreditor of college and university programs in funeral service education and mortuary science in the United States.)
American Board of Funeral Service Education listing of accredited institutions 
Cemetery Association of Oregon​  

Cemetery Disaster Planning Booklet produced by Chicora Foundation 
Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Teams (DMORT)  This is a Federal Level Response team designed to provide mortuary assistance in the case of a mass fatality incident or cemetery related incident, and works under the local jurisdictional authorities such as Coroner / Medical Examiners, Law Enforcement and Emergency Managers.  This site is sponsored and run by the DMORT teams to provide updated and ancillary information to official communication channels. This is NOT an official government website.
Donate Life Northwest 
Funeral Consumers Alliance (National)
Funeral Consumers Alliance of Oregon 
The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards, Inc. 

Mt. Hood Community College, Funeral Service Education Program 
National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, Inc.
National Funeral Directors Association 

National Unclaimed Persons Database 
Oregon Funeral Directors Association
Oregon Health Sciences University, Body Donation Program
Pacific NW Transplant Bank 
Parents of Murdered Children
Patriot Guard Riders 

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