Subdivision 1. Cemetery and burial for individual in a state institution.
commissioner of human services may establish and maintain a cemetery for the burial of any
patient, inmate or person admitted to any state institution under control of the commissioner upon
the public grounds of such institution in the manner set forth in the following subdivisions.
Subd. 2. Land surveyance required.
The land shall be surveyed and a plat thereof made.
Subd. 3. Marking cemetery boundary.
A stone or other monument shall be established to
mark each corner of such cemetery, and its location shown on the plat.
Subd. 4. Plots in cemetery.
The cemetery shall be platted into lots, which shall be numbered;
it shall have streets and walks, and the same shall be shown on the plat. All containing graves
shall be indicated by an appropriate marker of permanent nature for identification purposes.
Subd. 5. Surveyor certification.
The surveyor shall certify as to the correctness of the
plat by endorsement.
Subd. 6. County recording.
The plat with the surveyor's endorsement thereon shall be filed
for record with the county recorder in the county wherein the cemetery is located. A copy of the
plat shall be kept in the office of the superintendent of the institution, together with a register
showing the name of the persons buried in the cemetery and the lot in which they are buried.
History: 1949 c 155 s 1; 1976 c 181 s 2; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1986 c 444