assembly Bill A382

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation, operation, and duties of natural organic reduction facilities as cemetery corporations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.92
Feb 09, 2021 reported
Jan 12, 2021 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A382 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5535
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1502, 1503, 1508 & 1510, add §§1505-b & 1518, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9839, S7822

A382 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the creation, operation, and duties of natural organic reduction facilities as cemetery corporations for the contained, accelerated conversion of human remains to soil.

A382 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    382
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. PAULIN, L. ROSENTHAL, JACOBSON, COLTON, QUART,
   GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GALEF  --  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 the
   creation, operation, and duties of natural organic  reduction  facili-
   ties as cemetery corporations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraphs (a), (m), (n) and (o) of  section  1502  of  the
 not-for-profit corporation law, paragraph (a) as added by chapter 871 of
 the laws of 1977, paragraphs (m), (n) and (o) as added by chapter 579 of
 the  laws  of  2006,  are amended and two new paragraphs (t) and (u) are
 added to read as follows:
   (a) The term "cemetery corporation" means any corporation formed under
 a general or special law for the disposal or burial  of  deceased  human
 beings,  by cremation, NATURAL ORGANIC REDUCTION or in a grave, mausole-
 um, vault, columbarium or other receptacle but does not include a family
 cemetery corporation or a private cemetery corporation.
   (m) The term "holding facility" or "temporary storage facility"  means
 an  area that (i) is designated for the retention of human remains prior
 to cremation OR NATURAL ORGANIC REDUCTION; (ii) complies with all appli-
 cable public health laws, (iii) preserves the health and safety  of  the
 crematory  OR  NATURAL ORGANIC REDUCTION FACILITY personnel; and (iv) is
 secure from access by anyone other than authorized persons. The interior
 of such facility shall not be visible from any area  accessible  to  the
 general public.
   (n)  The  [term] TERMS "cremation permit" [means] AND "NATURAL ORGANIC
 REDUCTION PERMIT" MEAN the burial and removal permit  required  pursuant
 to section forty-one hundred forty-five of the public health law that is

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