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268.087 Unemployment benefits due deceased persons.

If unemployment benefits are due and payable at the time of an applicant's death, those benefits may, upon application, be paid to the personal representative of the estate of the deceased. In the event that no personal representative is appointed, the unemployment benefits may, upon application be paid in the following order: (1) the surviving spouse, (2) the surviving child or children, or (3) the surviving parent or parents.

An individual seeking payment shall complete an application prescribed by the commissioner and the payment of unemployment benefits shall discharge the obligations to the applicant and no other individual shall claim or assert any right to those unemployment benefits.

HIST: (4337-26) Ex1936 c 2 s 6; 1937 c 43 s 2; 1937 c 306 s 4; 1939 c 443 s 5; 1941 c 554 s 5; 1943 c 650 s 4; 1945 c 376 s 5; 1949 c 605 s 9; 1953 c 97 s 9; 1953 c 699 s 10; 1965 c 741 s 14-16; 1969 c 6 s 34; 1971 c 942 s 9,10; 1973 c 599 s 6-8; 1975 c 104 s 2; 1975 c 336 s 13-15; 1975 c 359 s 23; 1976 c 163 s 59; 1976 c 271 s 78; 1977 c 4 s 7; 1977 c 297 s 15-18; 1978 c 612 s 1; 1979 c 24 s 1; 1979 c 181 s 9,10,19; 1980 c 508 s 8; 1Sp1982 c 1 s 23-25; 1983 c 290 s 168; 1983 c 372 s 20-24; 1985 c 248 s 44; 1986 c 444; 1987 c 362 s 18; 1987 c 384 art 1 s 55; 1987 c 385 s 20-22; 1989 c 209 art 2 s 1; 1989 c 282 art 2 s 169; 1990 c 516 s 4; 1991 c 265 art 11 s 22; 1992 c 484 s 10; 1993 c 67 s 3,4; 1994 c 488 s 2,3,8; 1995 c 54 s 8,9; 1995 c 231 art 1 s 32; 1996 c 417 s 18,31; 1997 c 66 s 36-42; 1998 c 265 s 24,45; 1999 c 107 s 66; 2000 c 343 s 4