senate Bill S4284A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to creating a cemetery disclosure form

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (14)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 13, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2020 1st report cal.432
Jan 08, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2019 1st report cal.779
May 10, 2019 print number 4284a
May 10, 2019 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Mar 06, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

view votes

Feb 12, 2020 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S4284A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
show Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee vote details

Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2020

excused (1)

May 20, 2019 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S4284A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee vote details

Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 20, 2019

S4284 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3429
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
2017-2018: S4215, A2901

S4284 - Summary

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

S4284 - Sponsor Memo

S4284 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4284

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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.
                                                           LBD04794-01-9

S4284A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3429
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
2017-2018: S4215, A2901

S4284A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4284A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4284A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4284--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and   Commissions  --  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
  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 AND
PRODUCED  BY  THE STATE CEMETERY BOARD AND SHALL BE CONSPICUOUSLY POSTED
BY ANY CEMETERY CORPORATION AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN  SECTION  FIFTEEN
HUNDRED  TWO  OF  THIS  ARTICLE IN EACH OF ITS OFFICES IF ANY. A COPY OF
SUCH FORM SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE CEMETERY CORPORATION  TO  ANY  PERSON
ARRANGING  FOR  AN INTERMENT OR PURCHASING INTERMENT RIGHTS OR ANY OTHER
GOODS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THE CEMETERY.  ADDITIONALLY, THE  NEW  YORK
STATE  CEMETERY  DISCLOSURE  FORM SHALL BE POSTED ON THE WEB SITE OF THE
DEPARTMENT OF STATE'S DIVISION OF CEMETERIES.
  (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;
  (C) A DESCRIPTION OF THE RIGHT TO INTERMENT;

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

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.