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    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 NURSES VETERANS 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.