§ 40-5.2-31. Authorization to pay assistance.
Authorization to pay all forms of assistance specified in this chapter shall be made by representatives of the department and the state controller is hereby authorized to draw his or her orders upon the general treasurer for payments upon receipt by him or her of proper vouchers approved by the department. Subject to any necessary federal approval, the department is authorized to make payments of cash assistance by check, direct deposit, electronic benefit transfer or other means designated by the department.
(P.L. 2008, ch. 100, art. 16, § 1.)