Current with changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 254, effective on or before 6/1/2021
Section 14-119 - Cemeteries located in Carroll County(a) In this section: (1) "Cemetery" means the land or structures in Carroll County identified by the Carroll County Genealogical Society that are used for the interment of human remains; and(2) "Cemetery" includes a grave, burial ground, monument, or gravestone.(b) This section does not apply to a permanent cemetery that is owned by:(1) A cemetery company regulated under Title 5 of the Business Regulation Article;(2) A nonprofit organization; or(3) A governmental unit within the State.(c) A person who owns land in Carroll County on which all or a part of a cemetery is located shall: (1) Record the location of the cemetery without using a survey in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Carroll County; and(2) Give written notice of the location of the cemetery without using a survey to any prospective buyer of the land.(d) A person who removes any human remains, monument, or gravestone from a cemetery located on land in Carroll County shall:(1) Comply with § 10-402 or § 10-404 of the Criminal Law Article;(2) Place the human remains, monument, or gravestone in a permanent cemetery in Carroll County; and(3) Record the new location of the human remains, monument, or gravestone in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Carroll County.(e) The Clerk of the Circuit Court for Carroll County shall index and file documents received under this section in the land records under the grantor index.