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Burial contracts in Erie county
§ 832. Burial contracts in Erie county. The board of supervisors of
the county of Erie shall have power exclusively, and it shall be its
duty to contract annually with one or more undertakers for the care,
removal and burial of bodies of persons dying within said county, where
there are no known relatives, friends or personal representatives of
such deceased persons in the state liable or willing to become
responsible for the expense thereof and for the conveyance and delivery
of such bodies to and from the public morgue of such county and the
performance of any other acts incidental thereto. Each undertaker, with
whom such a contract shall be made, shall execute and deliver to the
county a bond in such amount, with such sureties and upon such
conditions as the board shall require.