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Act 12 of 1869
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RURAL CEMETERY CORPORATIONS

Act 12 of 1869

AN ACT to authorize and encourage the formation of corporations to establish rural cemeteries; to provide for the care and maintenance thereof; to provide for the revision and codification of the laws relating to cemeteries, mausoleums, crypts, vaults, crematoriums, and other means of disposing of the dead; to make an appropriation therefor; and to impose certain duties upon the department of commerce.


History: 1869, Act 12, Imd. Eff. Feb. 19, 1869 ;-- Am. 1929, Act 215, Eff. Aug. 28, 1929 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 110, Imd. Eff. Apr. 19, 1982


© 2015 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 456.101SectionCemetery corporations; incorporators, name.
Section 456.102SectionArticles; signing, acknowledgment, contents.
Section 456.103SectionPayment by subscribers to articles of association.
Section 456.104SectionAnnual meeting; election of board of directors; right to vote; special meetings.
Section 456.105SectionBoard of directors; selection of officers.
Section 456.106SectionBoard of directors; powers.
Section 456.106aSectionConveyance of land.
Section 456.107, 456.107aSectionRepealed. 2008, Act 478, Imd. Eff. Jan. 12, 2009.
Section 456.108SectionTax exemption.
Section 456.109SectionBurial rights; granting in lands subject to lien or tax delinquent lands prohibited.
Section 456.110SectionHighways, sewers or other public thoroughfares through grounds; right to purchase additional property.
Section 456.111SectionSaloons and amusements prohibited.
Section 456.112SectionBurial rights; transfer, rights of surviving spouse and next of kin.
Section 456.113SectionRepealed. 1977, Act 67, Imd. Eff. July 20, 1977.
Section 456.114SectionUse of firearms in cemetery; entering over fence; penalty.
Section 456.114aSectionWitness fee; prohibition.
Section 456.115SectionPerpetual care fund; receipts; investment; bond; account.
Section 456.116SectionNon-profit corporation.
Section 456.117SectionCharter not deemed forfeited; filing articles; affidavit, report.
Section 456.118SectionCorporate name.
Section 456.119SectionList of corporations; compilation; forwarding to corporation and securities commission.
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