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Minnesota Session Laws - 2014, Regular Session

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CHAPTER 214--H.F.No. 3043

An act

relating to local government; authorizing local governments to transfer cemetery property to a tribal cemetery association;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 306.02, subdivision 2.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 306.02, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Transfer by local government unit.

Cemetery land and property or a public burial ground owned or controlled by a town, statutory or home rule charter city, or county may be transferred by deed or otherwise to an existing cemetery association or corporation or one, a cemetery association or corporation formed under this chapter, or a cemetery association or corporation formed under the laws of a federally recognized Indian tribe in Minnesota. The transfer may be with or without condition, as determined by the town, statutory or home rule charter city, or county. The town, statutory or home rule charter city, or county may, as a part of the transaction, enter into a contract or agreement with the cemetery association to provide for the management and maintenance of the cemetery, for the sale of lots or land in the cemetery, and for those other matters concerning the care and control of the cemetery as the town, statutory or home rule charter city, or county considers advisable.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 6, 2014

Signed by the governor May 9, 2014, 10:25 a.m.

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