§ 40-8.1-1. Authority to establish program Administration.
The department of human services is hereby authorized to establish a participant directed personal care attendant program for those with severe physical disabilities, to provide personal attendant care to those disabled individuals who meet certain eligibility criteria hereinafter stated. The department of human services shall be responsible for the administration of the program but may contract with other state agencies or nonprofit organizations in connection with the program.
(P.L. 1979, ch. 122, § 1.)