TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-3
Curative Services

SECTION 40.1-3-8


§ 40.1-3-8 Change of names of hospital for mental diseases and state infirmary.

The name of the state institution at Cranston formerly known as the state asylum for the insane or the state hospital for the insane or the state hospital for mental diseases, and the name of the state institution at Cranston formerly known as the state almshouse or the state infirmary, or the general hospital, shall hereafter be known as the "Eleanor Slater Hospital". In any general law, other public law, or resolution of the general assembly, and in any document, record, instrument, or proceeding authorized by any such law or resolution, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires, the words "state asylum for the insane" and the words "state hospital for the insane" or "state hospital for mental disease" shall be construed to mean the "Eleanor Slater Hospital".

History of Section.
(P.L. 1917, ch. 1470, art. 3, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 413, art. 3, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 53, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2724, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 40-3-8; P.L. 1962, ch. 5, § 1; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970; P.L. 1993, ch. 82, § 2; P.L. 2002, ch. 333, § 1.)