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§ 599.636. Return of Remains of Deceased Employees.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 2. Administration
Division 1. Administrative Personnel
Chapter 3. Department of Human Resources
Subchapter 1. General Civil Service Rules
Article 2. Traveling Expenses
2 CCR § 599.636
§ 599.636. Return of Remains of Deceased Employees.
When a state officer or employee dies while travelling on official state business, reimbursement may be claimed for actual and reasonable expenses incurred in returning the remains to the place of burial, up to the amount necessary to return the remains to the official headquarters of the deceased. Claims for the reimbursement of such expenses shall be submitted to the State Controller by the person responsible for payment of the funeral expenses. Each claim shall bear a certification by the appointing power that the employee was travelling on official state business at the time of his/her death. Actual costs of the following will be considered necessary travel expenses for which reimbursement will be made.
(a) In all cases, regardless of mode of transportation:
(1) Telephone or telegraph charges for shipment arrangements.
(2) Transportation of the remains to the funeral home, preparing the remains for shipment, not in excess of $1 per 1.6 kilometers (mile) one way.
(b) When a portion of the shipment is by common carrier:
(1) Transportation by common carrier to the receiving point nearest the official headquarters or place of burial, whichever is less.
(2) Transportation not in excess of 50 cents per 1.6 kilometers (mile) one way from a funeral home to a shipping station and from the receiving station determined by subsection (1) above to the headquarters location or place of burial, as applicable.
(3) Outside transportation case and casket or rental metal transfer case, not to exceed $100 plus taxes.
(c) When shipment is made by funeral coach alone, transportation costs not to exceed 50 cents per 1.6 kilometers (mile) one way, from the pick-up point to the city in which the official headquarters of the deceased was located, or to the place of burial, whichever is the shorter distance.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 18502, 19815.4(d) and 19820, Government Code. Reference: Sections 19849.3 and 19463, Government Code.
1. New section filed 2-9-84 (corrected copy refiled 2-27-84); effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 8).
2. Editorial correction of HISTORY NOTES printed in error in Register 84, Nos. 8 and 12 (Register 84, No. 15).
3. Change without regulatory effect amending section heading, subsection (b)(2) and Note filed 10-13-2014 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2014, No. 42).
This database is current through 4/22/22 Register 2022, No. 16
2 CCR § 599.636, 2 CA ADC § 599.636
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