2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:131 — Rapides parish cemetery district; creation; location


§131.  Rapides Parish Cemetery District; creation; location

A.  The Rapides Parish Police Jury is hereby authorized to create the Rapides Parish Cemetery District, hereinafter referred to as the "district", to be composed of that part of Rapides Parish located outside the incorporated municipalities of the parish.  The objective and purpose of the district shall be the preservation and restoration of ancestral resting places, and abandoned or historic cemeteries, thereby preserving heritage and encouraging tourism.

B.  The Rapides Parish Cemetery District shall not have any jurisdiction with respect to privately maintained cemeteries, or association cemeteries which have perpetual care and are regulated by the Louisiana Cemetery Board.

Acts 1989, No. 11, §1.

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