17-1308. Same; plat of lots and deposits in permanent maintenance fund prerequisite to conveyance of lots. Before such corporation shall have the power to sell or in any manner convey, for burial purposes, any of the lands held by it, it shall cause such lands to be surveyed and platted into burial lots and said plat to be filed in the office of the register of deeds in the county wherein such lands are situated; and all conveyances of said lots shall be by reference to said recorded plat: Provided, That before any such corporation shall have power to sell or convey lands, acquired from and after the effective date of this act for the purpose of establishing or making an addition to any cemetery, it shall place and maintain ten thousand dollars ($10,000) in the permanent maintenance fund established under the provisions of this act and an additional five hundred dollars ($500) for each acre of land, or fraction thereof, in excess of twenty (20) acres acquired for such purposes; said deposits, prerequisite to selling or conveying lands, shall not be required to exceed thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000), but nothing herein shall be construed as affecting the requirements imposed on the permanent maintenance fund in K.S.A. 17-1311 and any amendments thereto: Provided further, That from and after July 1, 1969, no such corporation shall have power to sell or convey lands, acquired prior to the effective date of this act for the purpose of establishing or making an addition to any cemetery, until it shall comply with the requirements hereinbefore imposed on the permanent maintenance fund for lands acquired from and after the effective date of this act, but such compliance shall be required only as to such lands used to establish or make an addition to a cemetery and shall not be required as to land previously set aside for cemetery purposes if such corporation is maintaining a permanent maintenance fund and such fund at that time contains not less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
History: L. 1901, ch. 102, § 2; R.S. 1923, 17-1308; L. 1968, ch. 330, § 2; July 1.