senate Bill S8408

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to utilizing technology in cemetery lot sales

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2020 signed chap.119
Jun 05, 2020 delivered to governor
May 27, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.24
substituted for a7652a
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.660
May 26, 2020 reported and committed to rules
May 22, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 26, 2020 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S8408
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 26, 2020

May 24, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8408
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S8408 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7652
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1513, N-PC L

S8408 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Utilizes the internet for cemetery lot transactions.

S8408 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8408 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8408

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 22, 2020
                               ___________

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
  utilizing technology in cemetery lot sales

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of section 1513 of the not-for-profit corpo-
ration law, as added by chapter 871 of the laws of 1977, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  (a)  Conveyance  of  lots.  (1)  Except  as otherwise provided in this
[subdivision] PARAGRAPH the right to use any lot, plot or  part  thereof
may  be  sold or conveyed only by the cemetery corporation. (2) It shall
be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to  purchase  or  for  a
cemetery corporation to sell a lot, plot or part thereof for the purpose
of  resale.  This provision, however, shall not prohibit the sale to its
members of lots, plots or parts thereof, or the right to  use  any  lot,
plot  or part thereof, by a membership or religious corporation or unin-
corporated association or society which provides burial benefits for its
members. (3) It shall be unlawful for a cemetery corporation to  pay  or
offer to pay, or for any person, firm or corporation to receive, direct-
ly  or  indirectly, a commission, bonus, rebate or other things of value
for, or in connection with, the sale of any lot, plot or  part  thereof,
or  the  sale  of  space  in a public mausoleum, or the furnishing by or
through the cemetery corporation of  any  service,  merchandise,  wares,
goods or articles. The provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to a
person  regularly  employed  and supervised by the cemetery corporation.
(4) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,  AND
SUBJECT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS  OF SECTION FIFTEEN HUNDRED SIXTEEN OF THIS
ARTICLE, A CEMETERY CORPORATION MAY ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH A  THIRD-
PARTY  VENDOR  TO  CREATE AND MAINTAIN A WEBSITE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE
SALE OF ANY LOT, PLOT OR PART THEREOF, OR THE SALE OF SPACE IN A  PUBLIC
MAUSOLEUM,  OR  THE FURNISHING BY OR THROUGH THE CEMETERY CORPORATION OF
ANY SERVICE, MERCHANDISE, WARES,  GOODS  OR  ARTICLES.  THE  THIRD-PARTY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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