2019 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 2 - Health and Safety
Chapter 17 - Death and Disposition of the Dead
Subchapter 14 - Missing in America Project Act
§ 20-17-1408. Reimbursement

Universal Citation: AR Code § 20-17-1408 (2019)
  • (a) If a deceased veteran has an estate, the estate shall be responsible for reimbursing a funeral establishment or authorized agent for all reasonable expenses incurred in relation to the disposition of the remains of the deceased veteran.

  • (b) The Department of Veterans Affairs and county veterans' service officers shall provide technical assistance and information to funeral establishments, veterans service organizations, estates, and next of kin in order to facilitate a lawful application to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of obtaining reimbursement of the reasonable and authorized expenses for disposition of the remains of a qualified veteran.

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