§ 33-15.1-13. Exemption of welfare agencies from costs and bond.
In any petition for the appointment of a guardian filed by the director of public welfare of any city or town, or the directors of the department of human services and behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals, or one designated by them in which the director or agent certifies that the petition is filed for the purpose of enabling the ward, who is without funds, to receive assistance from funds which are financed in whole or in part by federal grants, the director or the director's agent, as petitioner, shall not be required to pay court fees or to give surety on his or her bond.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 493, § 5.)