HB1228 (2012) Detail

Prohibiting the sale of grave markers and memorial markers by funeral directors.


HB 1228 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2229

01/10

HOUSE BILL 1228

AN ACT prohibiting the sale of grave markers and memorial markers by funeral directors.

SPONSORS: Rep. McClarren, Hills 21

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits the owner or operator of a funeral establishment from operating a monument sales business on the same premises as the funeral establishment.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2229

01/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT prohibiting the sale of grave markers and memorial markers by funeral directors.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Funeral Establishments. Amend RSA 325 by inserting after section 44 the following new section:

325:44-a Separation; Funeral Establishments and Monument Sales. No funeral home, funeral establishment, or funeral director shall engage in the business of selling gravestones, headstones, or other monuments designed to mark the gravesite of any deceased person at the same location as such funeral home, funeral establishment, or funeral direction occurs.

2 New Paragraph; Rulemaking. Amend RSA 325:9 by inserting after paragraph XI the following new paragraph:

XII. Conditions for the operation of separate funeral direction and monument sales enterprises by one funeral director licensed under this chapter.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2013.

Links

HB1228 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1228 Revision: 20887 Date: Dec. 14, 2011, midnight

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