35B.17  Maintenance of graves.

The county boards of supervisors shall each year appropriate and pay to the owners of, or to the public board or officers having control of cemeteries within the state in which any such deceased service person is buried, a sum sufficient to pay for the care and maintenance of the lots on which they are buried in all cases in which provision for such care is not otherwise made, or may conclude their responsibility by paying a mutually agreed to fee for perpetual care when the cemetery authority has established a perpetual care fund for the cemetery, to be paid either as a lump sum, or in not to exceed five installments in a manner agreed to by the parties.

Section History: Early form

  [C27, 31, 35, § 5396-a1; C39, § 3828.065; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 250.17]

Section History: Recent form

  83 Acts, ch 123, § 100, 209; 85 Acts, ch 67, §30; 91 Acts, ch 188, §1

  C93, § 35B.17

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