|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2021||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
senate Bill S5535
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5535 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5535 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5535 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the not-for-profit corporation law, in relation to the creation, operation, and duties of natural organic reduction facilities as cemetery corporations PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would define and establish the process of natural organic Reduction and the responsibilities of natural organic reduction facili- ties. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends Article 15 of the not-for-profit corporation law in order to define and establish the process of natural organic reduction and the responsibilities of natural organic reduction facilities. Natural organic reduction facilities would be required to follow the
S5535 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5535 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 10, 2021 ___________ 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 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 annotated for disposition of the remains of a deceased human being by cremation OR NATURAL ORGANIC REDUCTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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