Bill Summary for S 379 (2015-2016)
Aug 18 2015
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AN ACT RELATING TO CEMETERIES LOCATED ON LANDS OWNED, OCCUPIED, OR CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.Intro. by Bingham, McKissick.
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House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Removes a subsection from proposed GS 70-21 requiring the Department of Cultural Resources (the Department), with the cooperation of respective state agencies, to (1) map, mark, and delineate all cemeteries on state lands; and (2) ensure, to the extent possible, that cemetery boundaries on state lands are clearly laid out and take proper steps to preserve them from encroachment.
Removes a requirement that family members or other interested persons obtain approval from the Department prior to performing maintenance on the cemetery.