2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:454 — Trust funds required

§454.  Trust funds required

A.  No corporation hereafter organized for the operation of a perpetual or endowed care cemetery and no cemetery authority not operating prior to August 1, 1962 as a perpetual or endowed care cemetery shall advertise or sell interment spaces in said cemetery under the representation that said cemetery or any individual interment space therein is entitled to perpetual or endowed care, until there has been established a trust fund to provide for such care in the sum of fifty thousand dollars in cash, or in lieu thereof securities listed upon a national exchange or obligations of the United States government, any state, parish, county, or municipality, having a fair market value equal to said amount of cash on the date of deposit.

B.  The trust fund so created shall be evidenced by an instrument in writing and shall be placed with a designated trustee which 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.

Acts 1974, No. 417, §1.  Amended by Acts 1980, No. 428, §1; Acts 1992, No. 86, §1; Acts 2001, No. 468, §1; Acts 2003, No. 501, §1, eff. July 1, 2003.

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