Please note: The licensing actions in this notice are accurate at the time of posting and may not be updated. To check the current status of a Consumer Protection BC licensed business, please visit our website.
Consumer Protection BC has issued a compliance order and an administrative penalty against a licensed funeral director and embalmer, Steven Colón, for:
- Failing to complete the required Continuing Education Credits, contrary to section 38(1)(b) of the Cremation Interment and Funeral Services Regulation, an administrative penalty of $450
The individual has been ordered to complete the outstanding Continuing Education Credits for the required two-year period and to reimburse Consumer Protection BC for partial costs for the inspections in the amount of $150 within 30 days.
By law, the individuals has 30 days to request a reconsideration of the decision.
All money received from administrative penalties is deposited into the Consumer Advancement Fund (as required by section 169 of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act).
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