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House Bill 1258

House Bill 1258

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB1258 (Updated February 22, 2005 5:04 pm - DI 84)

Payments for funeral and burial expenses. Requires the division of family and children to pay funeral director and cemetery expenses incurred for an individual receiving or certified to receive certain public assistance. Provides that the division has a preferred claim against a decedent's estate that has sufficient assets to pay the funeral director and cemetery expenses. Increases the amount contributed from friends, relatives, and the decedent's estate that the division may not consider in determining the amount to be paid for the funeral director or cemetery expenses.
Current Status:
Passed 2nd reading - first House
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