The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 18: Health

Chapter 121: CEMETERIES


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 Sub-Chapter 1: General Provisions
 
§ 5300   Statutory purposes
§ 5301   Application of chapter
§ 5302   Definitions
§ 5303   Policy declared
§ 5304   Limitation of powers
§ 5305   Right to make rules and regulations
§ 5306   Perpetual care funds
§ 5307   Rule against perpetuities
§ 5308   Custodian of funds; bond
§ 5309   Investment of funds
§ 5310   Plats
§ 5311   Recording of plats
§ 5312   Limitation of sales
§ 5313   Records; burial records open to public
§ 5314   Sale of property for interment purposes; disposition of receipts
§ 5315   Sale of property for other than burial purposes; disposition of proceeds
§ 5316   Encumbrance of cemetery property prohibited
§ 5317   Tax exemptions
§ 5318   Public use of cemetery for other purposes
§ 5319   Disposition of remains of dead
§ 5320   Temporary vaults
§ 5321   Improvement of private burial grounds; duties of officers
§ 5322   Temporary access to cemeteries
 
 Sub-Chapter 2: Town Cemeteries
 
§ 5361   Appropriations and regulations by towns
§ 5362   Repair; expense; notice
§ 5363   Penalty
§ 5364   Fences; penalty
§ 5365   Damages for want of fence; liability
§ 5366   Not liable until notified
§ 5367   Duties of selectboard
§ 5368   Exceptions
§ 5369   Removal
§ 5370   Notice; headstones
§ 5371   Town or city to furnish headstone
§ 5372   Appropriation for cemetery associations
§ 5373   Cemetery commissioners
§ 5374   Term
§ 5375   Laying out and improving grounds; burial without charge
§ 5376   Sale of lots; tax exemption
§ 5377   Proceeds of sale; expenditure
§ 5378   Bylaws and regulations
§ 5379   Report of cemetery commissioners
§ 5380   Auditors
§ 5381   Transfer of care from commissioners to selectmen
§ 5382   Town trust funds-Acceptance of property
§ 5383   Acceptance of money in trust
§ 5384   Payment to treasurer; record; investment
§ 5385   Accounts; expenditures
§ 5386   Report
§ 5387   Money received prior to 1895
 
 Sub-Chapter 3: Cemetery Associations
 
§ 5431   Cemetery associations; corporations
§ 5432   Organization and operation
§ 5433   Authority; powers
§ 5434   Penalty for doing business as a cemetery association without authority
§ 5435   Sales of lots, crypts, and niches; how income applied; rules
§ 5436   Perpetual care fund
§ 5437   Investment
§ 5438   Cemetery accounts; annual reports
§ 5439   Dissolution of cemetery associations
§ 5440   Merger of cemetery associations
 
 Sub-Chapter 4: Acquisition Of Property By Towns And Associations
 
§ 5481   Acquisition of land and property-Purchase or gift
§ 5482   Eminent domain
§ 5483   Acquisition of land by town
§ 5484   Acquisition of gravel by town or association
§ 5485   Appeal to Superior Court
§ 5486   Repealed. 1965, No. 142.
§ 5487   Acquisition of land by cemetery associations generally
§ 5488   Enlargement of cemeteries by associations-Petition to superior court to acquire land
§ 5489   Service of petition; appointment of commissioners
§ 5490   Notice; hearing
§ 5491   Survey; damages
§ 5492   Report, filing
§ 5493   Judgment on report; costs
§ 5494   Title to lands taken
 
 Sub-Chapter 5: Ownership Of Cemetery Lots
 
§ 5531   Disposal of lot by will; descent; burial rights of husband and wife
§ 5532   Escheat of cemetery lots-Definition
§ 5533   Escheat when owner's whereabouts unknown
§ 5534   Petition; hearing
§ 5535   Notice; publication
§ 5536   Order
§ 5537   Heirs
 
 Sub-Chapter 6: Community Mausoleums And Columbariums
 
§ 5571   Location
§ 5572   Plats
§ 5573   Construction requirements
§ 5574   Inspection
§ 5575   Use before completion prohibited
§ 5576   Sales before the completion of building; bond
§ 5577   Mausoleum becoming untenable
§ 5578   Perpetual care funds
§ 5579   Penalties

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