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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 1B: Cemetery corporations; liability of directors, officers or trustees

Section 1B. A person who serves as director, officer or trustee of a nonprofit cemetery qualified as a tax exempt organization under section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code and who is not compensated for those services shall not be liable for an act or omission resulting in damages or injury to another person if that person so serving was acting in good faith and within the scope of his official functions or duties, unless the damage was caused by an act or omission intentionally designed to harm, or by a gross negligent act or omission which results in harm to a person.

Nothing in this section shall be construed as affecting or modifying the liability of a person subject to this section for a cause of action arising out of the person's operation of a motor vehicle.

Nothing in this section shall affect or modify the liability of a person subject to this section for financial misconduct or fraud in the use of the assets of the corporation.