language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 100-S.F.No. 1602 An act relating to cemeteries; providing for burials in the winter season; prohibiting relocation of cemeteries without the trustees' or owners' consent; clarifying the eligibility for burial in a soldiers rest plot; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 375.37; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 306; and 307. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [306.141] [RELOCATION.] A cemetery may not be relocated without the consent of the trustees. Sec. 2. [306.99] [WINTER BURIALS.] Each municipal, town, or other cemetery governed by this chapter or other law shall, so far as possible, provide for burials at all times of year including winter. A cemetery may make an additional charge for the actual cost of a burial during difficult weather. Sec. 3. [307.12] [RELOCATION.] A cemetery may not be relocated without the consent of the owners. Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 375.37, is amended to read: 375.37 ["SOLDIERS' REST" USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR
SOLDIERS, SAILORS, MARINES AND WAR NURSESVETERANS AND SPOUSES.] Any plot of ground secured and designated as a "soldiers' rest" shall be used exclusively for the interment of deceased soldiers, sailors, marines, and war nurses of the United States,veterans, as defined in section 197.447, and spouses of veterans without charge for space in it. Presented to the governor May 6, 1993 Signed by the governor May 7, 1993, 2:54 p.m.