2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:461 — Examination of endowment funds; expenses

§461.  Examination of endowment funds; expenses

A.  The board shall examine the endowment care funds of each cemetery authority governed by the provisions of this title, including those organized before and after August 1, 1962, at the following time or times:

(1)  Whenever it deems necessary but at least once every three years.

(2)  Whenever the cemetery authority or trustee in charge of endowment or perpetual care funds fails to file the reports required by this chapter.

(3)  Whenever the board is requested by verified petition signed by twenty-five individual interment space owners, alleging that the endowment or perpetual care funds are not in compliance with this title, in which case the examination shall be at the expense of the petitioners.

B.  The expense of the examination as provided herein shall not exceed fifty dollars per day for each examiner engaged in the examination, but when the examination requires more than two days, the cost shall be paid by the cemetery authority in an amount not to exceed a total of five hundred dollars, unless irregularities are found, in which case the cemetery authority shall pay the full cost of the examination.  The examination shall be privately conducted in the principal office of the cemetery authority or trustee.

Acts 1974, No. 417, §1.

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