|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
|Mar 26, 2013||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
assembly Bill A6421
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
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- Passed Senate
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A6421 (ACTIVE) - Details
A6421 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6421 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 26, 2013 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. BRENNAN -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the not-for-profit corporation law, in relation to regu- lation of interments in certain cemetery corporations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1502 of the not-for-profit corporation law is amended by adding a new paragraph (q) to read as follows: (Q) THE TERM "PET CREMATED REMAINS" MEANS ASHES AND/OR OTHER RESIDUE RECOVERED AFTER THE COMPLETION OF CREMATION OF ANY DOMESTIC ANIMAL THAT HAS BEEN ADAPTED OR TAMED TO LIVE IN INTIMATE ASSOCIATION WITH PEOPLE WHERE SUCH CREMATION HAS OCCURRED AT A PET CREMATORIUM AS DEFINED IN SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-A OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW. S 2. Section 1510 of the not-for-profit corporation law is amended by adding a new paragraph (n) to read as follows: (N) INTERMENT OF PET CREMATED REMAINS. THE INTERMENT OF PET CREMATED REMAINS IN A CEMETERY CORPORATION SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO A LOT OWNER ONLY IN THOSE CIRCUMSTANCES WHERE THE INTERMENT IS INCIDENTAL TO THE BURIAL OF HUMAN REMAINS AND WHERE AUTHORIZATION HAS BEEN PROVIDED IN A WRITTEN STATEMENT FROM THE CEMETERY CORPORATION. THE CEMETERY CORPORATION SHALL PROVIDE A LIST OF APPROVED CHARGES FOR THE INTERMENT OF SUCH REMAINS. ALL PAYMENTS RECEIVED FOR INTERMENT OF SUCH REMAINS SHALL BE DEPOSITED IN THE CEMETERY CORPORATION'S PERMANENT MAINTENANCE FUND. PET CREMATED REMAINS MUST BE DISPOSED OF BY PLACING THEM IN A GRAVE, CRYPT, OR NICHE. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL OBLIGATE A CEMETERY CORPORATION TO ALLOW INTERMENT OF SUCH CREMATED PET REMAINS WHERE PRIOR APPROVAL AT THE TIME OF SALE OR IN ADVANCE OF NEED HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO AN INCORPORATED OR UNINCORPORATED CEME- TERY OPERATED, SUPERVISED OR CONTROLLED BY A RELIGIOUS CORPORATION OR A LOT, PLOT OR PART THEREOF WHOSE RECORD OWNER IS AN INCORPORATED OR UNIN- CORPORATED RELIGIOUS ASSOCIATION OR SOCIETY. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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