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2016 Statute

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39-713d.Funeral and cemetery expenses; limitations. (a) The secretary, on the death of a recipient of assistance, if the estate of the deceased or other available resources are insufficient to pay the decedent's funeral and burial expenses, may pay funeral and cemetery expenses in amounts which shall not be more than the maximum amounts fixed for such purposes by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary.

(b) Whenever a cemetery lot has been purchased or acquired for a recipient of assistance, either before or after death, and such cemetery lot was not purchased or acquired with public funds, the cost of such cemetery lot shall not be deducted from the funeral expenses authorized by this section.

History: L. 1973, ch. 186, § 10; L. 1983, ch. 144, § 1; July 1.

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