The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 13: Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 81: TRESPASS AND MALICIOUS INJURIES TO PROPERTY

Sub-Chapter 03: Dead Bodies, Cemeteries, And Monuments

13 V.S.A. § 3764. Cemeteries and monuments-Grave markers and historical tablets



§ 3764. Cemeteries and monuments-Grave markers and historical tablets

A person shall not intentionally and without right or authority excavate, steal, remove, injure or destroy, or procure or cause to be excavated, stolen, removed, injured or destroyed, a gravestone or monument erected to the memory of a deceased person, or erected and intended for such use, or a grave, tomb or burial site, or portion thereof, in which the body or remains of a deceased person is interred, or which is intended for the interment of a deceased person, or a monument, tablet or marker erected for the commemoration of some historical event or place by a historical or patriotic association or society on land on which such association or society has a right to erect the same. (Amended 1989, No. 142 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)