The Federal Trade Commission Trade Regulation Rules for “Funeral Industry Practices” and the “Texas Funeral Service Commission” require certain disclosures and prohibit misrepresentations. This form complies with all known requirements of the aforementioned agencies.
The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. If legal or other requirements mean you must buy any items you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason in writing on the statement we provided describing the funeral goods and services you selected.
“You may choose only the items you desire. You will be charged for the items you use. If you have to pay for any items you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason in writing on the memorandum of agreement. Please note that there may be charges for items such as cemetery fees, flowers, and newspaper notices.” S.B. 277 66th Legislature.
The descriptions “Gasket and Non-Gasket” are the Manufacturers´. Although certain caskets and vaults offered for sale by the funeral provider may be of better quality construction and comprised of more durable material than another, neither the Funeral Provider nor any of its employees represents or implies that any casket or vault will be water tight or will provide long term preservation of human remains.