§ 202 Assistance Options
A. To address the ongoing recognized needs of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe and its Tribal Members, the following Assistance Options are available through the Emergency and Funeral Assistance Program. The Assistance Options listed in the parenthetical language are illustrative rather than an exhaustive list:
1. Burial Assistance–providing partial or full payment of a Mortuary Invoice for burial services to the mortuary listed on the Mortuary Invoice.
2. Transportation Assistance - this includes local travel to and from the bereavement events and transportation of the deceased enrolled Tribal Member, when applicable; and
3. Any other assistance deemed necessary by the Tribal Council to support the purpose of this Chapter and the needs and welfare of the Tribe and its Tribal Members.
B. The Tribal Council shall approve the descriptions of each of the Assistance Option and details of each option shall be included in whole or summarized as part of the Emergency Assistance and Funeral Assistance Program Handbook and Application.
C. An Applicant may request more than one assistance option on a single application and may be approved for one option and denied another based on eligibility criteria, available funding and at the discretion of the Tribal Council, with reasonable justification.
[Legislative History: Enacted by Resolution No. 2018-72, 10/5/2018; Amended by Resolution No. 2019-03, 1/18/2019]