2004 Uncodified Acts

2004 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Cemeteries
6/24/2019

CHAPTER 642

An Act to amend and reenact §§ 2, 9 and 10 of Chapter 1 of the Acts of Assembly of 1879, relating to the Lovettsville Union Cemetery Company.

[H 1432]

Approved April 12, 2004

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §§ 2, 9 and 10 of Chapter 1 of the Acts of Assembly of 1879 are amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 2. The said company shall have the right to hold, in or near the town of Lovettsville, not exceeding in quantity, ten acres of land, for the purpose of said cemetery; and shall have power to lay out and ornament the same, to erect such buildings thereon as it may deem necessary and proper, to arrange burial lots, and to make and enforce by reasonable fines and penalties such by-laws, rules and regulations for the government of the establishment as it shall judge best; provided, the same be not contrary to the constitution and laws of the United States, or of this state.

§ 9. The said company shall have full power to acquire assets by sale of lots, gifts, devises in money and personal property, or by a tax on lot-holders, an amount in value not exceeding ten thousand dollars; provided, however, that said company shall make no use of said money, property or effects, except for the improvement, repairs, and maintenance of the cemetery.

§ 10. The grounds and improvements thereon, and all other property and things connected therewith belonging to said company hereby incorporated, shall, for all police purposes, be under the protection of, and subject to, the ordinances of the corporation of the town of Lovettsville, and the mayor, recorder, and common council of said corporation County of Loudoun and to the Commonwealth of Virginia, which shall have jurisdiction of all offenses committed upon and within said grounds, in the same manner as if done and committed within the town of Lovettsville.