TITLE 30
Military Affairs and Defense

CHAPTER 30-3
National Guard

SECTION 30-3-41


§ 30-3-41 The Rhode Island Military Family Relief Fund.

(a) There is hereby created the Rhode Island military family relief fund. The purpose of this fund shall be to aid family members of the Rhode Island National Guard and military force reservists and members of the active duty military with either a home of record or military service point of entry being in the State of Rhode Island.

(b) In addition to funds deposited by the general treasurer in accordance with § 44-30-2.9, the adjutant general is authorized to accept any grant, devise, bequest, donation, gift, services in kind, assignment of money, binds or other valuable securities, or moneys appropriated by the general assembly for deposit in and credit of the fund.

(c) The Rhode Island military family relief fund shall be administered by the adjutant general or the adjutant general's designated representative. The adjutant general shall establish criteria pertaining to eligibility for fund assistance. The funds will be distributed at the discretion of the adjutant general and in accordance with the established criteria to the families of the national guard or military force reservists and members of the active duty military with either a home of record or military service point of entry being in the State of Rhode Island. The criteria for distribution and disbursement shall be established in accordance with chapter 35 of title 42, the "administrative procedures act."

History of Section.
(P.L. 2004, ch. 261, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 347, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 163, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 180, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 300, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 385, § 1.)