senate Bill S4215

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to creating a cemetery disclosure form

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 06, 2017 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S4215 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2901
Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1510, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7036
2011-2012: A4219
2013-2014: A3538
2015-2016: S5829, A7759
2019-2020: S4284, A3429

S4215 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4215 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4215 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4215

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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 (o) to read as follows:
  (O) 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;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04779-01-7

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