- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- General Business
- Article 28-A: Cemetery Property and Funeral Services
Section 452 Unauthorized charges in connection with permits for burials or erection of monuments
General Business (GBS)
Unauthorized charges in connection with permits for burials or erection of monuments. It shall be unlawful for a society or fraternal organization or a representative thereof to obtain, receive or exact or attempt to obtain, receive or exact, a fee or thing of value in addition to the regular dues or charges required to be paid pursuant to the by-laws, constitution, or rules of such society or fraternal organization as a condition to granting a permit for or consent to burial in or the erection of a monument or memorial upon a lot or plot in a cemetery. A violation of this section shall constitute a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or not more than six months imprisonment or both.