assembly Bill A7759

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to creating a cemetery disclosure form

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.545
May 04, 2016 reported
Apr 12, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jun 01, 2015 reported referred to codes
May 26, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A7759 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5829
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1510, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7036
2011-2012: A4219
2013-2014: A3538
2017-2018: A2901, S4215
2019-2020: A3429, S4284

A7759 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires cemetery corporations to post and provide customers with the New York state cemetery disclosure form.

A7759 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7759

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DILAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the  not-for-profit  corporation  law,  in  relation  to
  creating a cemetery disclosure form

  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 NEW YORK STATE CEMETERY DISCLOSURE
FORM.  (1) A NEW YORK STATE CEMETERY DISCLOSURE FORM SHALL BE CREATED BY
THE STATE CEMETERY BOARD AND SHALL BE CONSPICUOUSLY POSTED BY A CEMETERY
CORPORATION IN EACH OF ITS  OFFICES.  A  COPY  OF  SUCH  FORM  SHALL  BE
PROVIDED  BY  THE  CEMETERY  CORPORATION  TO ANY PERSON INTERESTED IN OR
SEEKING INFORMATION ABOUT  ARRANGING  FOR  AN  INTERMENT  OR  PURCHASING
INTERMENT  RIGHTS OR ANY OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THE CEMETERY
PRIOR TO ANY IN-PERSON OR FACE-TO-FACE DISCUSSION OR CONVERSATIONS  WITH
THE   CEMETERY  CORPORATION  ABOUT  SUCH  INTERMENT,  RIGHTS,  GOODS  OR
SERVICES. ADDITIONALLY, THE NEW  YORK  STATE  CEMETERY  DISCLOSURE  FORM
SHALL BE POSTED ON THE WEB SITE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE'S DIVISION OF
CEMETERIES  AND  SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE IN PAPER FORMAT TO A REQUESTING
PERSON.
  (2) THE NEW YORK STATE CEMETERY DISCLOSURE FORM SHALL BE IN  THE  FORM
AND  MANNER  AS  PRESCRIBED  BY  THE  STATE  CEMETERY BOARD, INCLUDE THE
CONTACT INFORMATION OF THE NEW YORK  DEPARTMENT  OF  STATE  DIVISION  OF
CEMETERIES, AND INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  (A)  A  DESCRIPTION  OF  AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE REGULATION OF CEME-
TERIES IN NEW YORK, THE NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF STATE DIVISION  OF  CEME-
TERIES AND THE STATE CEMETERY BOARD, AND A DESCRIPTION OF THOSE TYPES OF
CEMETERIES THAT ARE NOT REGULATED BY THE STATE CEMETERY BOARD;
  (B) A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROCESS OF PURCHASING AND RE-SELLING A BURIAL
LOT, PLOT OR PART THEREOF;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11229-01-5