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32-2194.26. Initial deposit required in endowment-care fund

No corporation hereafter organized for the operation of a perpetual or endowed-care cemetery nor any owner of a cemetery not previously operating as a perpetual or endowed-care cemetery shall advertise or sell plots in such cemetery under the representation that the cemetery or any individual plot therein is entitled to perpetual or endowed care until there has been established an irrevocable trust fund to provide for such care in accordance with the following schedule:

1. Cemeteries located in an area having a population of less than ten thousand persons within a radius of fifteen miles from the center of such cemetery must deposit with the trustee the sum of ten thousand dollars in cash.

2. Cemeteries located in an area having a population of ten thousand or more persons but less than fifteen thousand persons within a radius of fifteen miles from the center of such cemetery must deposit with the trustee the sum of fifteen thousand dollars in cash.

3. Cemeteries located in an area having a population of fifteen thousand or more persons but less than twenty-five thousand persons within a radius of fifteen miles from the center of such cemetery must deposit with the trustee the sum of twenty thousand dollars in cash.

4. Cemeteries located in an area having a population of twenty-five thousand or more persons, but less than fifty thousand persons within a radius of fifteen miles from the center of such cemetery must deposit with the trustee the sum of thirty thousand dollars in cash.

5. Cemeteries located in an area having a population of fifty thousand or more persons within a radius of fifteen miles from the center of such cemetery must deposit with the trustee the sum of fifty thousand dollars in cash.