Chapter 220
2015 -- S 0797
Enacted 07/10/2015

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Introduced By: Senators Pichardo, Felag, and Walaska
Date Introduced: April 01, 2015

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Section 30-24-9 of the General Laws in Chapter 30-24 entitled "Rhode
Island Veterans' Home" is hereby amended to read as follows:
     30-24-9. Property of deceased residents. -- All goods, chattels, property, money, and
effects of a deceased resident of the Rhode Island veterans' home, which home that have not
been disposed of by him or her by a completed inter vivos conveyance or gift, or by a valid will,
after payment therefrom of the funeral expenses, which shall not exceed five thousand dollars
($5,000) ten thousand dollars ($10,000), and after payment therefrom of the reasonable debts and
expenses of the deceased resident to be determined by rules and regulations as shall be adopted
by the director, shall upon his or her decease become the property of the state, and shall be
applied by the director of human services services, or his designee designee, to the uses and
purposes of the veterans' restricted account; provided, however, that the director may may, in his
or her discretion discretion, deliver to any surviving relative of the deceased resident any of the
property or effects as may serve as a memento of the deceased resident. For purposes of this
section, the provisions of chapter 24 of title 33 shall be applicable.
     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.