TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-1
Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

SECTION 40.1-1-3.1


§ 40.1-1-3.1 New title for department.

(a) Wherever in the general or public laws, or any rule or regulation, any reference to the "department of mental health, retardation and hospitals" or to "department" shall appear, it shall be deemed to mean and shall mean "the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals."

(b) Wherever in the general or public laws, or any rule or regulation, there appears any reference to "mental retardation" or "retardation" as it relates to developmental disabilities, said reference shall be deemed to mean and shall mean "developmental disabilities," and shall upon enactment of this section be referred to as "developmental disabilities."

History of Section.
(P.L. 2010, ch. 101, § 2; P.L. 2010, ch. 105, § 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 396, § 1.)