TITLE 42
State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-12
Department of Human Services

SECTION 42-12-1.2


§ 42-12-1.2 Transfer of functions from the former department of social welfare.

There are hereby transferred to the director of the department of human services:

(1) Those functions of the former department of social welfare which were administered through or with respect to the division of correctional services to include generally and specifically, the correctional institutions, the probation services and other similar functions (titles 8, 12, 13 and 40); and the division of community services to include generally and specifically the administration of all forms of relief, child welfare services and other related services (titles 8, 14, 30 and 40);

(2) All functions of the division of correctional services and division of community services formerly of the department of social welfare including the administration of interstate compacts and of all other officers, employees, agencies, advisory councils, committees or commissions of the division of correctional services and division of community services;

(3) So much of other functions or parts of functions of the former director of the department of social welfare as is incidental to or necessary for the performance of the functions transferred by subdivisions (1) and (2).

History of Section.
(Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970; G.L. 1956, § 42-12-1; P.L. 1977, ch. 142, § 1.)