2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:112 — Expropriation of abandoned private cemeteries

§112.  Expropriation of abandoned private cemeteries

Whenever the governing authority of any municipal corporation or parish determines that a private cemetery within its jurisdiction is not being used or maintained and is in fact abandoned or that there is no longer in existence any person or legal entity with the legal authority to operate, control, or manage an existing cemetery, it may judicially expropriate the cemetery and thereafter operate and maintain the cemetery as a public cemetery and make expenditures necessary for the acquisition, operation, and maintenance thereof.

Acts 1974, No. 417, §1.  Acts 1984, No. 646, §1.

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