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Budget Summary FY2011

Outside Section 69
Data Current as of:  8/6/2010

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Funeral Costs 2

SECTION 69.   Section 2 of chapter 118 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the third paragraph and inserting place thereof the following paragraph:-

The department may pay a sum not exceeding $1,100 toward the funeral and final disposition of a recipient to the funeral establishment if there are insufficient resources to pay for the cost of such funeral and final disposition. The commonwealth shall have the right of reimbursement from whatever resources may exist in the estate of the recipient.