§ 40.1-1-8. Federal funds for planning, advocacy, monitoring, evaluation, review, and comment of all state plans regarding the developmentally disabled.
The state council on developmental disabilities is hereby designated to be the sole agency of the state to develop and, as approved by the governor, establish a plan for improving services for individuals with developmental disabilities and administer any statewide plan for the provision of care, treatment, diagnosis, rehabilitation, training, or related services, which plan is now or may hereafter be required as a condition to the eligibility for benefits pursuant to the provisions of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. § 6000 et seq., as enacted by Title V of P.L. 95-602 on November 6, 1978 by the congress of the United States, and subsequent amendments thereto. The state council on developmental disabilities is also authorized to receive, administer, and expend any funds that may be available under this federal act, or from any other sources public or private, for those purposes.
(P.L. 1972, ch. 145, § 1; P.L. 1976, ch. 206, § 1; P.L. 1979, ch. 94, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 492, § 1.)