assembly Bill A7036

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires cemetery corporations to provide customers with a bill of rights

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May 13, 2010 advanced to third reading cal.854
May 11, 2010 reported
Jan 06, 2010 referred to codes
Mar 18, 2009 referred to codes

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A7036 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3561
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1510, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4219, S4399
2013-2014: A3538
2015-2016: A7759
2017-2018: A2901
2019-2020: A3429

A7036 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires cemetery corporations to provide customers with a bill of rights.

A7036 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A7036 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7036

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 18, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEISENBERG, FIELDS, KOON, COLTON, ROBINSON, RAIA,
  COOK  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRENNAN, GORDON, JAFFEE, JOHN,
  MAISEL, MARKEY, McENENY, NOLAN, J. RIVERA, TITONE  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the not-for-profit corporation law, in relation to a
  cemetery customer's bill of rights

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  1510  of  the  not-for-profit corporation law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (n) to read as follows:
  (N) POSTING AND  DISTRIBUTION  OF  THE  CEMETERY  CUSTOMER'S  BILL  OF
RIGHTS. (1) THE CEMETERY CUSTOMER'S BILL OF RIGHTS SHALL BE CONSPICUOUS-
LY  POSTED  BY  THE  CORPORATION IN EACH OF ITS OFFICES. A COPY SHALL BE
PROVIDED TO EACH PERSON AT THE BEGINNING OF ANY FACE-TO-FACE  DISCUSSION
ABOUT  ARRANGING  FOR AN INTERMENT OR PURCHASING INTERMENT RIGHTS OR ANY
OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THE CEMETERY.   ADDITIONALLY, A  COPY
OF SUCH BILL OF RIGHTS SHALL BE GIVEN TO ANY PERSON UPON REQUEST.
  (2) THE CEMETERY CUSTOMER'S BILL OF RIGHTS SHALL BE ESSENTIALLY IN THE
FOLLOWING FORM.
                    CEMETERY CUSTOMER'S BILL OF RIGHTS
  ALL  NEW  YORK  CEMETERIES  ARE  NOT-FOR-PROFIT.  THIS CEMETERY (NAME,
ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER) IS REGULATED BY THE  NYS  DIVISION  OF  CEME-
TERIES.  THE  NEAREST  OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: (ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER,
E-MAIL ADDRESS).
  WHEN YOU BUY CEMETERY PROPERTY, YOU ARE BUYING THE RIGHT TO INTERMENT,
NOT AN ACTUAL PIECE OF LAND. WHEN YOU SELL CEMETERY  PROPERTY,  IT  MUST
FIRST  BE  OFFERED  BACK TO THE CEMETERY. THE MINIMUM PRICE THE CEMETERY
MUST PAY TO BUY BACK THE PROPERTY IS SET BY LAW. YOU CAN ALSO GIFT  YOUR
RIGHT TO INTERMENT IF YOU ARE THE LOT OWNER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06542-02-9

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