2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:905 — Upkeep of cemeteries; local ordinance authorized; penalty; definition of "shareholder"

§905.  Upkeep of cemeteries; local ordinance authorized; penalty; definition of "shareholder"

A.  Each municipality having a population of twenty-five thousand or less persons according to the latest federal decennial census and having a commission form of government shall be authorized to adopt an ordinance requiring owners or shareholders of a cemetery to insure that the owner or corporation's cemetery is kept neat and orderly.

B.  Such a municipality may also adopt as a penalty a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both.

C.  As used in this Section, "shareholder" shall mean any person who owns a controlling share or a majority of the stock of the cemetery corporation.

Acts 1984, No. 289, §1.  

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