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2012 Statute


17-1312f.Application of act; exceptions. The provisions of K.S.A. 17-1308, 17-1311, 17-1312, and 17-1312a to 17-1312e, inclusive, and amendments thereto, shall apply to and be controlling upon every individual, firm, partnership or other organization hereafter selling or conveying land for cemetery purposes, and for this purpose the term "corporation" except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning shall mean and include such individuals, firms, partnerships or organizations. The provisions of this act shall not apply to: (a) Any municipality, corporation or quasi-corporation within the state of Kansas which is empowered to issue bonds in payment of which taxes may be levied; or

(b) any nonprofit organization formed primarily for religious purposes and constituting an established church and which sells or conveys cemetery lots solely to the members of its own church or to persons related by consanguinity, either lineal or collateral, by adoption, or by marriage to any such member; or

(c) any cemetery existing on March 1, 1968, located in a county designated as urban, and owned and operated on said date by a nonprofit organization; or

(d) any cemetery having a permanent maintenance fund of less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) which was organized prior to January 1, 1900, and which has been maintained and operated continuously since such date.

History: L. 1968, ch. 330, § 1; L. 1976, ch. 102, § 1; L. 1979, ch. 62, § 4; April 20.