TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-2
Administration of State Institutions

SECTION 40.1-2-22


§ 40.1-2-22 Religious instructors and services.

The director of the department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals shall appoint religious instructors who shall conduct religious services at such times and at such places within institutions under the control of the department, and who shall perform such other duties consistent with their office, as may be required of them by the director of mental health, retardation, and hospitals. The general assembly shall annually appropriate such sum as it may deem necessary to compensate those religious instructors.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1917, ch. 1470, art. 1, § 12; P.L. 1922, ch. 2330, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 413, art. 1, § 12; P.L. 1925, ch. 639, § 3; P.L. 1935, ch. 2250, § 149; G.L. 1938, ch. 50, § 6; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 80; G.L. 1956, § 40-2-22; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970.)