Response to the Media

ICCFA Responds to the Media

The ICCFA regularly tracks the media attention our industry garners and responds to misleading reports and news articles on the industry. Read some recent headlines pertaining to our industry and letters the ICCFA has sent in response to media reports.

ICCFA Model Guidelines for State Laws and Regulations

The ICCFA Government and Legal Affairs Committee has developed a set of 28 model guidelines for state laws and regulations. The guidelines combine a sensitivity to consumer protection issues with the need for cemeteries, funeral homes, memorial designers and crematories to conduct their operations according to sound business principles. Review the ICCFA model guidelines.

Washington Report

The ICCFA keeps members informed of relevant legislative and legal activities through several vehicles, including the “Washington Report,” a column that appears monthly in the ICCFA Magazine.

Cremation Guides

The ICCFA offers several Cremation resources, including guidelines, model contracts and recommended procedures. View the menu of cremation-related legal resources.

ICCFA Representatives Attend Pandemic Flu Conference

In March 2006, representatives from the ICCFA participated in a two-day “Fatality Management Pandemic Influenza Working Group Conference” at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. The Association was represented by Past President Robert A. Gordon Sr., CCFE, and General Counsel Robert M. Fells. The group received briefings on various aspects of a potential flu pandemic affecting the United States and worldwide. Click here to download the four White Papers that resulted from this conference and to download a sample flu policy that you may customize for your company (members only).