COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
NONMEDICAL INDIGENT ASSISTANCE
31-3412. Indigent burial or cremation. It shall be the duty of the board to provide for burial or cremation of any deceased indigent person. The amount paid by the obligated county shall not in any case exceed the established or negotiated rate set by each board. If the coroner, mortician or other responsible parties are unable to establish next of kin or other resources, they may make application to the board. Application must be made prior to services rendered and pursuant to terms of negotiated agreement. The county shall be free from any liability for said burial or cremation.
[31-3412, added 1992, ch. 83, sec. 3, p. 261; am. 2012, ch. 208, sec. 2, p. 563.]