senate Bill S1469A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the disposition of unclaimed cremated remains of a veteran

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2012 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1145
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 08, 2012 print number 1469a
amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1366
Jun 17, 2011 committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 07, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 12, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S1469A
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 17, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S1469
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S1469 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2356A
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1517, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2356
2009-2010: A10166, A2356, S6840A

S1469 - Summary

Allows cemetery corporations to grant qualified veterans' organizations the right to receive the cremains of a veteran which has not been claimed by a relative or friend of the deceased within one hundred twenty days after cremation.

S1469 - Sponsor Memo

S1469 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1469

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, ADAMS, ADDABBO, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY,
  KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PERALTA, PERKINS, SAVINO, SMITH, SQUADRON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  not-for-profit  corporation law, in relation to
  disposition of unclaimed cremated remains of a veteran

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (j) of section 1517 of the not-for-profit corpo-
ration law is relettered paragraph (k) and a new paragraph (j) is  added
to read as follows:
  (J) DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED CREMATED REMAINS OF A VETERAN. (1) PURSU-
ANT  TO  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  PARAGRAPH  (I) OF THIS SECTION, IF, UPON
COMPLETION OF THE CREMATION PROCESS, THE CEMETERY  CORPORATION  HAS  NOT
BEEN  INSTRUCTED  TO ARRANGE FOR THE INTERMENT, ENTOMBMENT, INURNMENT OR
SCATTERING OF THE CREMAINS OF AN INDIVIDUAL KNOWN TO BE  A  VETERAN  AND
PROVIDED  A  DILIGENT EFFORT HAS BEEN MADE TO LOCATE AND NOTIFY THE NEXT
OF KIN OR AUTHORIZING AGENT THAT SIGNED THE CREMATION AUTHORIZATION  FOR
THE DECEASED VETERAN, AFTER A PERIOD OF ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS FROM THE
DATE  OF  THE  CREMATION, WHERE THE AUTHORIZING AGENT HAS NOT INSTRUCTED
THE CEMETERY CORPORATION TO ARRANGE FOR THE  FINAL  DISPOSITION  OF  THE
CREMAINS  OR  CLAIMED  THE  CREMAINS,  THE CEMETERY CORPORATION MAY ALSO
DISPOSE OF THE CREMAINS IN ANY MANNER PERMITTED BY THIS  SECTION  OR  BY
RELINQUISHING  POSSESSION  OF  VETERANS'  CREMAINS  FOR DISPOSITION BY A
VETERANS'  ORGANIZATION  THAT  QUALIFIES  AS  A  SECTION  501(C)(3)   OR
501(C)(19) TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION UNDER THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, OR A
FEDERALLY  CHARTERED VETERANS' SERVICE ORGANIZATION. THE CEMETERY CORPO-
RATION, HOWEVER, SHALL KEEP A PERMANENT RECORD IDENTIFYING THE VETERANS'
ORGANIZATION RECEIVING THE REMAINS AND THE  SITE  DESIGNATED  FOR  FINAL
DISPOSITION BY THE ORGANIZATION. THE METHOD OF DISPOSITION SHALL BE MADE
PURSUANT  TO  THIS SECTION AND SHALL BE DIRECTED TO A SECTION OF A CEME-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01714-01-1

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S1469A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2356A
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1517, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2356
2009-2010: A10166, A2356, S6840A

S1469A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows cemetery corporations to grant qualified veterans' organizations the right to receive the cremains of a veteran which has not been claimed by a relative or friend of the deceased within one hundred twenty days after cremation.

S1469A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1469A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1469--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, ADAMS, ADDABBO, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY,
  KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PERALTA, PERKINS, SAVINO, SMITH, SQUADRON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military Affairs --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  not-for-profit  corporation law, in relation to
  disposition of unclaimed cremated remains of a veteran

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (j) of section 1517 of the not-for-profit corpo-
ration law is relettered paragraph (k) and a new paragraph (j) is  added
to read as follows:
  (J) DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED CREMATED REMAINS OF A VETERAN. (1) PURSU-
ANT  TO  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  PARAGRAPH  (I) OF THIS SECTION, IF, UPON
COMPLETION OF THE CREMATION PROCESS, THE CEMETERY  CORPORATION  HAS  NOT
BEEN  INSTRUCTED  TO ARRANGE FOR THE INTERMENT, ENTOMBMENT, INURNMENT OR
SCATTERING OF THE CREMAINS OF AN INDIVIDUAL KNOWN TO BE  A  VETERAN  AND
PROVIDED  A  DILIGENT EFFORT HAS BEEN MADE TO LOCATE AND NOTIFY THE NEXT
OF KIN OR AUTHORIZING AGENT THAT SIGNED THE CREMATION AUTHORIZATION  FOR
THE DECEASED VETERAN, AFTER A PERIOD OF ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS FROM THE
DATE  OF  THE  CREMATION, WHERE THE AUTHORIZING AGENT HAS NOT INSTRUCTED
THE CEMETERY CORPORATION TO ARRANGE FOR THE  FINAL  DISPOSITION  OF  THE
CREMAINS  OR  CLAIMED  THE  CREMAINS,  THE CEMETERY CORPORATION MAY ALSO
DISPOSE OF THE CREMAINS IN ANY MANNER PERMITTED BY THIS  SECTION  OR  BY
RELINQUISHING  POSSESSION  OF  VETERANS'  CREMAINS  FOR DISPOSITION BY A
VETERANS'  ORGANIZATION  THAT  QUALIFIES  AS  A  SECTION  501(C)(3)   OR
501(C)(19) TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION UNDER THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, OR A
FEDERALLY  CHARTERED VETERANS' SERVICE ORGANIZATION. THE CEMETERY CORPO-
RATION, HOWEVER, SHALL KEEP A PERMANENT RECORD IDENTIFYING THE VETERANS'
ORGANIZATION RECEIVING THE REMAINS AND THE  SITE  DESIGNATED  FOR  FINAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01714-02-2

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