State of Alaska

Department of Administration

Violent Crimes Compensation Board

Alaska Department of Administration, Violent Crimes Compensation Board

6/26/2013 - This policy will be reviewed at the next board meeting.

Funeral Costs

Short Description

The Violent Crimes Compensation Board will consider awarding funeral related costs provided all other related claim criteria are met and the related costs are determined to be actual and reasonable as established in AS 18.67. Items eligible for reimbursement may include memorial or funeral services, headstone, travel, lodging, food, and other expenses related to the death of an eligible crime victim.

Policy

Adopted 7-12-99

Revised 7-25-03

Revised 1-24-08

Revised 6-10-09

Based on AS 18.67, the Violent Crimes Compensation Board may award funeral related costs provided all of the following applies:

  1. All other related claim criteria are met;
  2. The claimant submits a verifiable death certificate:
  3. The related costs are determined to be actual and reasonable as established in AS 18.67; and
  4. All requirements under AS 18.67 to establish dependency and relationship have been met.