OAR 413-090-0400
Funeral and Burial Expenses


The Department may pay reasonable and appropriate expenses for services listed in section (4) of this rule only when:


The deceased child or young adult was:
(A) In the legal custody of the Department at the time of death; or


An alleged victim in a CPS assessment; and


There are insufficient resources from parents, guardians or relatives to pay the expenses.


The maximum amount the Department may pay for expenses listed in section (4) of this rule is $4,500. Any amount over $4,000 must be approved by the district manager or designee.


Payment for expenses listed in section (4) of this rule will be by reimbursement to the provider or vendor. The provider or vendor must submit to the Department an itemized statement of expenses, on the letterhead of the provider or vendor, of goods provided or services performed.


Subject to the limitations of this rule, the Department may pay expenses for the cost of goods and services associated with any of the following:


Preparation of the body.


In-state transfer of remains.


Cemetery burial.






Disposition of the remains, including space.


A casket, alternative container, burial container or urn.


A memorial or marker.


A ceremony (funeral, memorial, or alternate service) and use of facilities and staff.


Basic services of funeral director and staff.

Source: Rule 413-090-0400 — Funeral and Burial Expenses, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=413-090-0400.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 413-090-0400’s source at or​.us