2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 765 - PROPERTY
765 ILCS 820/ - Cemetery Land Ownership and Transfer Act.
(765 ILCS 820/0.01) (from Ch. 21, par. 28.9)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Cemetery Land Ownership and Transfer Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)
(765 ILCS 820/1) (from Ch. 21, par. 29)
Sec. 1. All cemetery associations, or companies incorporated for cemetery purposes, by any general or special law of this State may acquire by purchase, gift or legacy, and may hold, own and convey for burial purposes only, so much land as may be necessary for use as a cemetery or burial place for the dead.
(Source: P.A. 83-388.)
(765 ILCS 820/1a) (from Ch. 21, par. 30)
Sec. 1a. Any such association or company may, if it so desires, convey property which it may hold within a city, village, incorporated town, county not under township organization or town, to the city, village, incorporated town, county, or town within which the property is located, and if the city, village, incorporated town, county or town accepts the conveyance such property shall thereafter be under the control, management, and ownership of the city, village, incorporated town, county or town.
(Source: Laws 1921, p. 160.)
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