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The Georgia Cemetery and Funeral Services Act of 2000 sets forth a limited regulatory program for registered cemeteries, preneed salespersons, preneed dealers, merchandise dealers, and preneed sales agents. It requires all perpetual care cemeteries to be registered with the Office of Secretary of State.The Securities and Business Regulation Division of the Office of Secretary of State oversees the business practices of preneed dealers, merchandise dealers and perpetual care cemeteries throughout Georgia, excluding those cemeteries that are municipal, family and church-owned.
AARP - Funeral and Burial Costs : This site provides advice regarding funeral planning as well consumer awareness tips.
Funeral and Memorial Societies of America: This site provides information to consumers regarding funerals and burials. This site also posts consumer alerts.
Georgia State Board of Funeral Service is responsible for carrying out the provisions of the Funeral Service Law for the purpose of better protection of life and health, preventing the spread of contagious, communicable, and infectious diseases, and regulating the practice of embalming and funeral directing and the care and disposition of dead human bodies.
National Cemetery Administration provides many services to our nation's veterans. This site is designed to provide information on the Veteran’s Administration’s national cemeteries and other burial benefits, including information on topics such as eligibility requirements, military funeral honors, headstones and markers, and the Presidential Memorial Certificate that is given to the next of kin. For more information on burial eligibility or other VA benefits, call 1-800-827-1000.