|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 28, 2014||referred to veterans' affairs|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 27, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 23, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 22, 2014||1st report cal.32|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to consumer protection|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Mar 27, 2013||referred to veterans' affairs|
|Mar 26, 2013||delivered to assembly|
|Mar 20, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 19, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 18, 2013||1st report cal.209|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S284
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S284 - Details
S284 - Summary
Prohibits the unauthorized sale, purchase, sale or transfer of any cemetery marker, flag holder, monument, statue or other physical memorabilia that is over 75 years old that commemorates the life or death of a veteran or group of veterans, including but not limited to a military unit, company, battalion or division, if such cemetery marker, flag holder, monument, statue or other physical memorabilia that commemorates the life or death of a veteran or group of veterans has been placed in any cemetery; makes violations a class B misdemeanor; permits cemeteries to make such sales upon application to the state cemetery board and upon certain conditions.
S284 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S284 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the unauthorized sale of veterans' commemorative property that has been placed in a cemetery and the unauthorized sale of cemetery markers and flagholders PURPOSE: This bill prohibits the unauthorized sale of veteran commemorative cemetery markers, flag holders, monuments, statues or other physical memorabilia that are over 75 years old by cemeteries if such property is currently placed or located within a cemetery. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new general business law section 450-b to prohibit the unauthorized sale of veteran cemetery markers, flag holders, statues or other monuments that are over 75 years old and which are currently located in a cemetery by any individual or corporation. The bill allows cemetery corporations to engage in the purchase, sale or transfer of such veteran cemetery markers, statues or other monuments that are over 75 years old if the cemetery corporation obtains permission from the New York State Cemetery Board. The Board can authorize the purchase, sale or transfer of cemetery commemorative statutes or monuments if five conditions are satisfied. The five
S284 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 284 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LARKIN, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BALL, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, RITCHIE, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the unauthor- ized sale of veterans' commemorative property that has been placed in a cemetery and the unauthorized sale of cemetery markers and flaghold- ers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 450-b to read as follows: S 450-B. UNAUTHORIZED SALE OF VETERAN'S COMMEMORATIVE PROPERTY THAT HAS BEEN PLACED IN A CEMETERY. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "BOARD" MEANS THE CEMETERY BOARD CREATED PURSUANT TO SECTION FIFTEEN HUNDRED FOUR OF THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION LAW. (B) "CEMETERY" MEANS ANY REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY USED OR MAINTAINED AS A CEMETERY, MAUSOLEUM, COLUMBARIUM, LOT, PLOT, GRAVE, BURIAL PLACE, NICHE, CRYPT, VAULT, OR OTHER PLACE OF INTERMENT OR TEMPORARY STORAGE OF HUMAN REMAINS OR CREMATED HUMAN REMAINS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY CEMETERY, MAUSOLEUM, COLUMBARIUM, LOT, PLOT, GRAVE, BURIAL PLACE, NICHE, CRYPT, VAULT, OR OTHER PLACE OF INTERMENT OR TEMPORARY STORAGE OF HUMAN REMAINS OR CREMATED HUMAN REMAINS WHICH IS OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY ANY UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION, PUBLIC CEMETERY CORPORATION, FAMILY CEMETERY CORPORATION, PRIVATE CEMETERY CORPORATION, RELIGIOUS CORPO- RATION OR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, OR WHICH IS ABANDONED OR NOT CONTROLLED BY ANY EXISTING BOARD OR BODY. (C) "VETERAN" MEANS A DECEASED PERSON WHO: (1)(A) SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES DURING A WAR IN WHICH THE UNITED STATES ENGAGED; OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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