(305 ILCS 5/5-12)
(from Ch. 23, par. 5-12)
Funeral and burial.
Upon the death of a recipient who
qualified under class 2, 3 or 4 of Section 5-2, if his estate is
insufficient to pay his funeral and burial expenses and if no other
resources, including assistance from legally responsible relatives, are
available for such purposes, there shall be paid, in accordance with the
standards, rules and regulations of the Illinois Department of Human
Services, such reasonable amounts as may be necessary to meet the costs of
the funeral, burial space, and cemetery charges, or to reimburse any person not
financially responsible for the deceased who has voluntarily made
expenditures for such costs.
(Source: P.A. 92-651, eff. 7-11-02.)