35-21-826. Resale of plots for profit -- commissions -- penalties. (1) It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to sell or offer to sell a mausoleum-columbarium plot upon the promise, representation, or inducement of resale at a financial profit.
(2) It is unlawful for a mausoleum-columbarium authority to pay or offer to pay to any person, firm, or corporation, directly or indirectly, a commission, bonus, rebate, or other thing of value for the sale of a plot or services. This subsection does not apply to a person regularly employed by the mausoleum-columbarium authority or to any bona fide agent of the mausoleum-columbarium authority previously appointed for that purpose.
(3) A person who violates a provision of this section or who pays or causes to be paid or offers to pay to any other person, firm, or corporation, directly or indirectly, except as provided in subsection (2), any commission, bonus, rebate, or other thing of value in consideration of recommending or causing a dead human body to be disposed of in any mausoleum or columbarium is guilty of a misdemeanor, and each violation constitutes a separate offense.
History: En. Sec. 13, Ch. 283, L. 1999.