Human Services

Services for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired

SECTION 40-9-11

§ 40-9-11. Cooperation in federal business enterprises program.

The Rhode Island state department of human services is hereby empowered to cooperate with the United States government's Department of Education in its "Business Enterprises Program for the Blind" and, in connection with the program, to accept the payments and/or reimbursement for one-half ( 1 / 2 ) of the necessary expenditures for the acquisition of state controlled vending stands or other business enterprises equipment for the use of persons who are blind, for which appropriation is made by Title II – "Office of Vocational Rehabilitation," of Public Law 80-165, passed by the eightieth congress of the United States, approved July 8, 1947, and known as the "Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act of 1948".

History of Section.
(P.L. 1948, ch. 2007, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 40-11-11; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 99; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 99.)