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Eligible Recipients For Final Disposition Expenses

Concerning definitions for reimbursement of final disposition expenses of eligible assistance recipients.
2021 Regular Session
Human Services
Bill Summary

Current law does not include the definitions "public assistance" and "medical assistance" relating to death reimbursements for funeral, cremation, and burial expenses for deceased public assistance or medical assistance recipients. The act adds the definitions "public assistance" and "medical assistance" to clarify who qualifies as a public assistance or medical assistance recipient.

Current law authorizes death reimbursements for a person who has applied or was eligible for public benefits. The act requires the person to be receiving the public benefits at the time of death.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/18/2021 Signed Act PDF
    06/08/2021 Final Act PDF
    05/21/2021 Rerevised PDF
    05/20/2021 Revised PDF
    05/11/2021 Reengrossed PDF
    05/10/2021 Engrossed PDF
    04/15/2021 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details