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Cemeteries & Burial Associations

Title 8. Cemeteries

Chapter 1
§ 1. Laws Governing Cemetery Corporations.
§ 1a. Power to Impose Reasonable Charges for Burial Charges - Failure to Pay.
§ 2. Management and Control of Fraternal and Church Cemeteries.
§ 3. Real Estate for Cemetery Purposes.
§ 4. Plats - Records.
§ 5. Certain Corporation Powers.
§ 6. Interments.
§ 7. Exempt Property.
§ 8. Proceeds - Appropriation.
§ 9. Charitable Institutions that Operate Cemeteries.
§ 10. Debts
§ 11. Privileges Transferred to Subsequent Lot Owners.
§ 12. Subsequent Elections of Certain Corporations After First Annual Election.
§ 13. Care of Cemeteries.
§ 14. Board of Directors' Meetings - Duties.
§ 15. Meeting of Members - Notice.
§ 16. Duties in General.
§ 17. Surplus Funds - Investment.
§ 18. Violations - Fines.
§ 31. Land Used For Human Burial - Conveyance to Board of County Commissioners.
§ 36. "Refusal of Interment Because of Race, Color or National Origin Prohibited."
§ 37. Agreements void.

Chapter 2
§ 41. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 42. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 43. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 44. "Repealed by Laws 1941, p. 18, § 2."
§ 44a. Unconstitutional.
§ 45. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 46. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 47. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 48. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 49. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 50. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 51. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 51.1. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 51.2. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 52. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 53. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 54. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 55. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 56. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 57. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 58. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 59. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 60. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 61. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 62. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 63. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."
§ 64. "Repealed by Laws 1977, c. 256, § 1-106, eff. July 1, 1978."

Chapter 3
§ 81. Indian Lands Reserved for Cemeteries - Title to County Commissioners.
§ 82. Ownership-Tax Levy
§ 83. Township - One Cemetery.
§ 84. Township Cemeteries - County Commissioners - Maintenance Levy.
§ 85. County Excise Board - Tax Levy.
§ 86. Caretakers.
§ 87. Cemeteries to be Public - Fees Prohibited.
§ 88. State Institutions - Notification to Relatives of Deaths - Burial - Expenses.
§ 88.1. Limitation of Time Permitted to Hold Body.
§ 89. "Repealed by Laws 1949, p. 50, § 13."
§ 90. Organization of District - County Commissioners.
§ 91. Cemetery Association - Offer.
§ 92. "Repealed by Laws 1949, p. 50, § 13."
§ 93. "Repealed by Laws 1949, p. 50, § 13."
§ 94. Powers of District.

Chapter 4
§ 111. Cemetery Funds.
§ 112. County Treasurer's Bond.
§ 113. Investment of Funds.
§ 114. Interest or Dividends.
§ 115. Principal to Remain a Permanent Fund.

Chapter 5
§ 131. County Cemetery Association.
§ 132. Object of Association.
§ 133. Members - Qualifications
§ 134. Organization of Association.
§ 135. Special Meetings.
§ 136. Board of Directors.
§ 137. Annual Estimate of Needs.
§ 138. Appropriations.
§ 139. County Treasurer-Special Budget Account-Cash Fund-Claims and Warrants.
§ 140. Gifts.
§ 141. Transfer of Duties.
§ 142. Invalidity Clause.
§ 143. Maintenance and Improvement of Certain Cemeteries by County Commissioners.
§ 144. Acceptance and Use of Monies and Other Items.

Chapter 6
§ 161. Perpetual Care Fund Act.
§ 162. Cemetery Defined.
§ 163. Trust Fund - Investment - Use of Income - Deposit of Funds.
§ 164. Donations for Special Care of Specified Lots.
§ 165. Investment of Trust Funds - Income.
§ 166. Annual Report - Authority of State Bank Commissioner - Examination Fees.
§ 167. "Repealed by Laws 1985, c. 331, § 6, eff. July 29, 1985."
§ 167.1. Cemeteries with Prepayment Financing Programs - Compliance with Applicable Provisions.
§ 168. Exceptions as to Application of This Act.
§ 168.1. Administration of Perpetual Care Fund Act.
§ 169. Violations and Punishment.
§ 169.1. Unlawful to Fraudulently or Intentionally Fail or Refuse to Honor Certain Contracts.
§ 170. Attorney General Actions to Recover Monies in Violation of the Perpetual Care Fund Act

Chapter 7
§ 181. Purpose of Act.
§ 182. "Cemetery, Acquisition of - Approval by Board of County Commissioners - Exceptions to Act."
§ 183. Issuance of Certificate of Authority - Approval of Application - Investigation and Examination Relating to Financial Standing.
§ 184. Violation and Penalty.
§ 185. Conveyance of County Lands for Cemetery Purposes.
§ 186. Certain Cemeteries Allowed Sufficient Ingress and Egress.
§ 187. Right of Reasonable Ingress or Egress for Purpose of Visiting Abandoned Cemetery.

Chapter 8
Burial Association Act
§ 201. Burial Association Act.
§ 202. Definitions.
§ 203. "Repealed by Laws 1992, c. 147, § 12, eff. July 1, 1992."
§ 203.1. State Burial Board - Abolishment of.
§ 204. State Burial Board Administration and Enforcement Fund - Employees and Compensation - Expenses.
§ 205. Exemption from Insurance Laws - Conditions - Mutual Associations - Articles of Agreement.
§ 206. Investment of Trust Funds.
§ 207. License Suspension or Revocation - Hearing - Appeal.
§ 208. Limitation of Benefits - Liability Where Decedent Covered by More Than One Burial Agreement.
§ 209. Bond of Burial Association Treasures.
§ 210. Reimbursement When Funds Wrongfully Paid.
§ 211. Inspection and Examination of Associations by Board - Examination of Witnesses as to Transactions and Conditions.
§ 212. Misrepresentations.
§ 213. Discrimination Between Members - Rebates.
§ 214. Annual Report - License Fee - Penalty for Failure to Report.
§ 215. Grounds for Injunction - Procedure.
§ 216. Request for Appointment of Receiver.
§ 217. Merger or Consolidation - Approval of State Burial Board Required.
§ 218. Agents.
§ 219. Agents License Required.
§ 220. Application for Agent's License - Hearing Upon Refusal to Grant.
§ 221. Requisition for Appointment of Agents - Forms of License - Expiration Date - Renewal of License - Fees - Paid by Whom.
§ 222. Revocation or Refusal to Renew License - Causes for - Hearing - Surrender of license - probation of Licensee in Certain Instances - renewal not Issued for 3 Years After Revocation or Refusal to Renew.
§ 223. Hearing - Procedure - Appeal.
§ 224. Burial Agreements Issued Only Through Resident Agents.
§ 225. Solicitors as Agents of Association.
§ 226. Depositions - Witnesses Fees and Mileage Failure to Appear.
§ 227. Application of Act.
§ 228. Foreign Associations Prohibited.
§ 229. Rules and Regulations.
§ 230. Operative Date - Application of Act to Associations Issuing Individual Certificates Only - Bond.
§ 230.1. Vote to Dissolve the Association - Dissolution.
§ 230.2. Dissolving Unincorporated Burial Association.
§ 231. Violations and Penalty.

Chapter 9
Cemetery Merchandise Trust Act
§ 301. Title.
§ 302. Terms Defined.
§ 303. Permit.
§ 304. Administration of Cemetery Merchandise Trust Act.
§ 305. Permit Application.
§ 306. Cemetery Merchandise Trust Fund Establishment and Maintenance.
§ 306.1. Interagency Request for Data
§ 307. Surety Bond.
§ 308. Annual Report Filing.
§ 309. State Banking Commissioner Examination.
§ 310. Improperly Withdrawn Trust Funds - Redeposit.
§ 311. Action by Attorney General.
§ 312. Certain Funds Protected.
§ 313. Failure to Comply with Examination.
§ 314. Failure to Comply With Act.
§ 315. Violation.
§ 316. Cemetery Merchandise Trust Act Revolving Fund.
 

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