2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:510 — Exceptions; trust fund transfers

§510.  Exceptions; trust fund transfers

A.  The provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to any family burial ground or a religious, fraternal, municipal, state, or federal cemetery, except as otherwise provided in R.S. 8:510(B).

B.(1)  Whenever the ownership or management of a cemetery authority or other entity which has created a merchandise trust fund pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter is transferred and by virtue of such transfer becomes a family burial ground or a religious, fraternal, municipal, state, or federal cemetery, the existing merchandise trust fund shall be used only for those purposes set forth in the merchandise trust agreement, or as otherwise permitted by law.

(2)  The trustee of any such fund shall be a federally insured financial institution or trust company located in Louisiana and authorized to exercise trust or fiduciary powers under the laws of Louisiana or the United States.

(3)  The trust shall be administered in conformity with R.S. 8:465 with respect to the nature and character of the trust investments and the duties of the trustee.

(4)  No further contributions shall be required except for payments on those contracts in existence at the time of such transfer.

(5)  The provisions of R.S. 8:503, 504, 505, and 509 shall apply to the use and administration of such funds.

Acts 1986, No. 113, §1; Acts 2004, No. 67, §1.

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