33A-4-18. Claim for maintenance of deceased resident--Disposition of funds.

When an estate is left by a deceased resident of the State Veterans Home leaving no surviving spouse or dependent, the home shall file a claim against the estate of the deceased resident in the amount of the full maintenance charge for each month the resident was in the home, retroactive from the date of admission with proper credits allowed to the estate of the deceased resident for any payments made by the resident. However, the credits may not include any allowances of the state government. Any such money received from the deceased resident shall go to a capital fund of the home for repairs, equipment, improvements, or construction.

Source: SDC 1939, § 41.0215 as added by SL 1961, ch 206, § 2; SL 1965, ch 173; SL 1970, ch 191, § 6; SL 1987, ch 250, § 2; SL 2007, ch 187, § 216; § 33-18-15; SL 2011, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 11-1), § 20, eff. Apr. 12, 2011; SL 2023, ch 111, § 19.