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House Bill No. 5163

Public Act No. 04-233

AN ACT CONCERNING FUNERAL AND BURIAL PLOT ALLOWANCES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 17b-91 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (f) as follows (Effective October 1, 2004):

(NEW) (f) The exclusion for the burial fund amount in subsection (a) of this section, the exclusion for the burial plot value in subsection (b) of this section and the exclusion for the irrevocable funeral contract value in subsection (c) of this section shall be applied by the commissioner uniformly throughout the state. For purposes of this section, "burial plot" means a purchase of a grave site, opening and closing of a grave site, cremation urn, casket, outer burial container and a headstone or marker.

Approved on June 8, 2004