Lee County Cemetery Preservation Commission
The Cemetery Commission is charged with protecting the cemeteries located in Lee County and is a 501(c)3 non-profit entity.
Relating to Lee County: to establish the Lee County Cemetery Preservation Commission to protect cemeteries in the county; to provide for composition, terms of office and duties; to provide for immunity from civil and criminal liability, and to provide for the County Commission to make an appropriation to the preservation commission.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA:
Section 1. This act shall apply only in Lee County.
Section 2. There is created and established the Lee County Cemetery Preservation Commission to be composed of five members to be appointed by the Lee County Commission of Lee County for terms of four years.
Section 3. The Chair and Vice Chair of the preservation commission shall be elected at the first meeting by the members of the preservation commission and annually thereafter.
Section 4. The preservation commission is authorized to protect the cemeteries in Lee County. The preservation commission may provide for the maintenance and reasonable care of cemeteries in the county; The Lee County Commission may appropriate funds to the preservation commission to carry out the purpose of the preservation commission.
Section 5. The members serving on the preservation commission and any person, firm or corporation making or participating in the making of a report relating to cemetery damage and any participation in a judicial proceeding resulting thereof, shall be immune from civil or criminal liability. Any officer, agent or employee of the preservation commission, who in good faith has exercised his or her duties pursuant to this act, shall not be liable for any civil damages as a result of his or her acts or omissions in rendering protection or attention to any cemetery or responding to any complaints relating to any cemetery.
Section 6. All laws or parts of laws which conflict with this act are repealed.
Section 7. This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor; or its otherwise becoming law.
Articles of Incorporation