Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 713.025
Private Care of Graves


This subchapter does not affect the right of a person to maintain a grave or burial lot in a cemetery if the person:

(1)

has an interest in the grave or burial lot; or

(2)

is related within the fifth degree by affinity or consanguinity, as determined under Chapter 573 (Degrees of Relationship; Nepotism Prohibitions), Government Code, to, or is a direct descendant of, a decedent interred in a cemetery maintained by a trustee under this subchapter.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 561, Sec. 34, eff. Aug. 26, 1991; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.95(27), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 914 (H.B. 2927), Sec. 15, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 713.025 — Private Care of Graves, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­713.­htm#713.­025 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 713.025’s source at texas​.gov