Md. Code, Real. Prop. § 14-122

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 14-122 - Burial sites - County or municipal maintenance; funding
(a) In this section, "burial site" means any natural or prepared physical location, whether originally below, on, or above the surface of the earth into which human remains are deposited as a part of a death rite or ceremony of any culture, religion, or group.
(b) Any county or municipal corporation that has within its jurisdiction a burial site in need of repair or maintenance may, upon the request of the owner or with permission of the owner of the burial site in need of repair or maintenance, maintain and preserve the burial site for the owner.
(c) In order to maintain and preserve a burial site or to repair or restore fences, tombs, monuments, or other structures located in a burial site, a county or municipal corporation may:
(1) Appropriate money and solicit donations from individuals or public or private corporations;
(2) Provide incentives for charitable organizations or community groups to donate their services; and
(3) Develop a community service program through which individuals required to perform community service hours under a sentence of a court or students may satisfy community service requirements or volunteer their services.

Md. Code, RP § 14-122