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House Bill 1758


House Bill 1758

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1758 (Updated February 15, 2001 11:07 AM - DI 84)


Cemeteries. Provides that property that is classified by the director of the division of historic preservation and archeology as cemetery land shall be assessed for property tax purposes at $1 per acre, unless the cemetery is less than one acre in which case is shall be assessed in the amount of $1. Establishes procedures and conditions to have property classified as cemetery land. Requires the owner of the classified cemetery land to allow family members and descendants of persons buried in the cemetery to have at least one day each year to visit the cemetery. Allows the division to record cemeteries and burial grounds in each county. Provides that property development near a cemetery or burial ground must follow certain procedures. (Current law requires the cemetery or burial ground be recorded.) Adds burial grounds to the property protected under the cemetery mischief law.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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