Rights and Duties Relating to Cemeteries, Human Bodies and Anatomical Gifts

ORS 97.865
Application of ORS 97.810 to 97.865 to religious, county and city cemeteries


(1)

A cemetery authority that operates a cemetery for any religious or eleemosynary corporation, church, religious society or denomination, corporation sole administering temporalities of any church or religious society or denomination and any county or city may make an irrevocable election to have ORS 97.810 (Endowment care and nonendowed care cemeteries) to 97.865 (Application of ORS 97.810 to 97.865 to religious, county and city cemeteries) apply to any cemetery controlled or operated by the cemetery authority, county or city by filing a written statement indicating such action with the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. The statement shall be in the form prescribed by the director and shall contain the information specified by the director.

(2)

(a) When a cemetery authority, county or city files a statement described in this section with the director, ORS 97.810 (Endowment care and nonendowed care cemeteries) to 97.865 (Application of ORS 97.810 to 97.865 to religious, county and city cemeteries) applies to a cemetery controlled or operated by the cemetery authority, county or city beginning on the first day of the fiscal year next following the filing of the statement.

(b)

ORS 294.035 (Investment of funds of political subdivisions) does not apply to funds held by a county or city under ORS 97.810 (Endowment care and nonendowed care cemeteries) to 97.865 (Application of ORS 97.810 to 97.865 to religious, county and city cemeteries). [1997 c.167 §4; 2001 c.796 §25; 2007 c.661 §8]
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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Embalming dead human body without prior authorization from surviving spouse or next of kin, (1981) Vol 41, p 457


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