Conflicts of Interest

Rep. Jamie Boles has sponsored or co-sponsored over a dozen Bills that directly benefit his business interests (funeral homes) including;

  • immunity for death or injury caused by a funeral procession
  • elimination of a $5,000 penalty for violating Medical Examiner rules
  • increasing the minimum size of cemeteries in order to reduce competition
  • increasing the license fee for operating a cemetery again reducing competition
  • requiring the family of deceased persons to disclose life insurance policies to funeral directors
  • exempting commercial burial property from property taxes

As Chair of the Alcoholic Beverage Committee Rep. Boles passed numerous bills that benefit his largest campaign contributor and hurt small business owners