TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-23
Parental Succession – Persons with Developmental Disabilities

SECTION 40.1-23-2


§ 40.1-23-2 Who may serve.

(a) A parental successor may be an individual, whether related or not to the person who has been determined to be a person with developmental disabilities under the regulations of the director of the department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals; a bank with a trust department, acting through its trust department; a church, acting through the incumbent of a position to be indicated in the instrument designating or the order appointing the parental successor; or an organization concerned with the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities.

(b) A minor may be named or appointed as a parental successor, but he or she may actually serve only after reaching the age of eighteen (18) years.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1972, ch. 128, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1975, ch. 127, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-43.2-2; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 386, § 2.)