25 CFR 20.325 - Who can apply for Burial Assistance?

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§ 20.325 Who can apply for Burial Assistance?

If you are a relative of a deceased Indian, you can apply for burial assistance for the deceased Indian under this section.

(a) To apply for burial assistance under this section, you must submit the application to the social services worker. You must submit this application within 180 days following death.

(b) The Bureau will determine eligibility based on the income and resources available to the deceased in accordance with § 20.100. This includes but is not limited to SSI, veterans' death benefits, social security, and Individual Indian Money (IIM) accounts. Determination of need will be accomplished on a case-by-case basis using the Bureau payment standard.

(c) The Bureau will not approve an application unless it meets the criteria specified at § 20.300.

(d) The approved payment will not exceed the Bureau maximum burial payment standard established by the Assistant Secretary.

[65 FR 63159, Oct. 20, 2000, as amended at 81 FR 10477, Mar. 1, 2016]

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Title 25 published on 2015-11-23

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  • 2016-05-04; vol. 81 # 86 - Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    1. 81 FR 26692 - Financial Assistance and Social Services Programs; Burial Assistance
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Indian Affairs
      Final rule; confirmation.
      Effective May 4, 2016.
      25 CFR Part 20

Title 25 published on 2015-11-23.

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  • 2016-05-04; vol. 81 # 86 - Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    1. 81 FR 26692 - Financial Assistance and Social Services Programs; Burial Assistance
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Indian Affairs
      Final rule; confirmation.
      Effective May 4, 2016.
      25 CFR Part 20