2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 765 - PROPERTY
765 ILCS 815/ - Cemetery Association Land Not Used for Burial Act.

(765 ILCS 815/0.01) (from Ch. 21, par. 7.9)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Cemetery Association Land Not Used for Burial Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(765 ILCS 815/1) (from Ch. 21, par. 8)
Sec. 1. That cemetery associations incorporated by the laws of this state, and owning land in any cemetery located in any county of less than one hundred thousand inhabitants, shall have power to sell such lands so owned by said association and not suitable or required for burial purposes, and in which no person shall have been buried: Provided, That the trustees or other officers having control of such cemetery, shall first call a meeting of the lot owners in such cemetery, at which a vote shall be taken in regard to such sale, and if a majority of the votes so cast shall be in favor of such sales, the trustees or other officers having control of such cemetery shall have power to sell such lands, as hereinafter provided.
(Source: Laws 1875, p. 40.)


(765 ILCS 815/2) (from Ch. 21, par. 9)
Sec. 2. Notice of such meeting shall be given by publication in some newspaper published in such county of less than one hundred thousand inhabitants, where such cemetery is located, at least once in each week for three successive weeks previous to such meeting; if no newspaper is published in the county where such cemetery is located, then such notice shall be published in the newspaper nearest to such cemetery.
(Source: Laws 1875, p. 40.)


(765 ILCS 815/3) (from Ch. 21, par. 10)
Sec. 3. The trustees or other officers having control of such cemetery shall sell such lands at public sale, to the highest bidder, upon such terms as they may determine.
(Source: Laws 1875, p. 40.)


(765 ILCS 815/4) (from Ch. 21, par. 11)
Sec. 4. Notice of the sale of such land shall be given in the same manner as is provided in section 2 of this act.
(Source: Laws 1875, p. 40.)


(765 ILCS 815/5) (from Ch. 21, par. 12)
Sec. 5. The proceeds of the sale of such lands may be used to pay indebtedness of such association, or for purchasing other lands for burial purposes, or for ornamenting or improving such cemetery, as the trustees or other officers having control of the same may determine.
(Source: Laws 1875, p. 40.)


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