Prepaid Funeral & Cemetery Contract Seller/Provider
Regulation of prepaid funeral and cemetery contracts in Michigan was created under Public Act 255 of 1986. The act regulates the sale and provision of certain funeral and cemetery merchandise and services and the use of funds received by sellers and providers of these goods and services. Individuals or companies who sell prepaid funeral and cemetery contracts must be registered with the Department. The Department currently oversees the practice of approximately 575 prepaid funeral and cemetery sellers and providers.
Statutory authority for the regulation of cemeteries can be found in Act 251 of the Public Acts of 1968, as amended.