TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-2
Administration of State Institutions

SECTION 40.1-2-17


§ 40.1-2-17 Resident physicians and dentists.

The director of the department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals shall appoint such resident physicians, dentists, and other physicians, as may be necessary to give proper attention to the physical and mental welfare of the inmates of the institutions under the control of the department. The general assembly shall annually appropriate such sum as it may deem necessary to compensate those appointees.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1917, ch. 1470, art. 1, § 11; P.L. 1920, ch. 1901, § 1; P.L. 1922, ch. 2230, § 6; G.L. 1923, ch. 413, art. 1, § 11; P.L. 1925, ch. 639, § 2; P.L. 1930, ch. 1508, § 1; P.L. 1932, ch. 1888, § 1; P.L. 1935, ch. 2250, §§ 50, 149; G.L. 1938, ch. 50, § 5; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 80; G.L. 1956, § 40-2-17; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970.)