Human Services

Services for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired

SECTION 40-9-6

§ 40-9-6. Home instruction of people who are blind or visually impaired.

The director of human services is hereby authorized and empowered to provide for the instruction at their homes of the adult residents who are blind or visually impaired residents of this state upon such conditions and in such manner as may to him or her seem proper, and the general assembly shall annually appropriate such sum as it may deem necessary for the purposes of this section; and the state controller is hereby authorized and directed to draw his or her orders upon the general treasurer for the payment of such sum or so much thereof as may from time to time be necessary, upon receipt by him or her of proper vouchers approved by the director of the department and by the administration of services for people who are blind or visually impaired. Receipts from the toy lending library shall be deposited as general revenue and the activity shall be funded through general revenue appropriations.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 413, art. 1, § 27; P.L. 1930, ch. 1590, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 184, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 65; G.L. 1956, § 40-11-6; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970; P.L. 1976, ch. 211, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 40, § 121; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 99; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 99.)