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For Immediate Release:
May 1, 2020
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New York State Cemetery Board to Meet Friday, May 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Members of the New York State Cemetery Board will have a special meeting on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. via video conference call (Webex).

There is one formal agenda item, the consideration of an emergency regulation permitting, under emergency circumstances, modification of a requirement relating to the cremation authorization form. Because of the social distancing policy and in compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order 202.1, this meeting will be held via video conference call (Webex). The public is welcome to attend remotely.


WHO: New York State Cemetery Board

WHAT: Special Meeting of the Board

WHEN: May 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

To attend by videoconference:
1. Go to
2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: Cemeteries2020
4. Click "Join Now".
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
6. You may see a request to add a browser extension or download an application. You should also see an option to continue without the extension or application.

To attend from other time zones, please go to:

To attend by phone only
Call either number below and enter the access code, followed by #, then press # again to join the conference.
US Toll Free: 1-844-633-8697
Local: 1-518-549-0500
Access code: 613 329 336

(There are some restrictions on toll-free dialing which you can find here):

Note: For information on logistics, please contact John Fatato at: or 1-518-473-3355.