AN ACT to regulate the creation and management of cemeteries; to provide for a cemetery commissioner and to prescribe the powers and duties of the commissioner; to require the registration and audit of cemeteries; to provide standards regarding the long-term care of certain cemeteries and trusting of certain funds; to regulate persons selling burial, entombment, or columbarium rights and certain merchandise; to provide for qualifications for owners, operators, employees, and transferees of cemeteries under certain circumstances; to provide for the abandonment of interment rights; to allow the cemetery commissioner to conduct certain investigations; and to prescribe administrative and civil remedies and penalties.
History: 1968, Act 251, Eff. Sept. 15, 1968 ;-- Am. 1972, Act 290, Imd. Eff. Oct. 30, 1972 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 132, Imd. Eff. Apr. 20, 1982 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 22, Eff. Jan. 1, 2005 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 478, Imd. Eff. Jan. 12, 2009 ;-- Am. 2014, Act 398, Eff. Jan. 1, 2015
For transfer of powers and duties of certain occupational functions, boards, and commissions from the Department of Licensing and Regulation to the Department of Commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1991-9, compiled at MCL 338.3501 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.