TITLE 42
State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-12
Department of Human Services

SECTION 42-12-4


§ 42-12-4 Welfare supervision.

The department of human services shall have supervision and management of:

(1) All forms of public assistance under the control of the state;

(2) Old-age assistance;

(3) Aid to dependent children;

(4) Aid to persons who are blind;

(5) Unemployment relief; and

(6) Aid to families of persons committed to state institutions within the department.

The department shall also have supervision over the placement of children in private homes or institutions.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 83; G.L. 1956, § 42-12-4; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 115; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 115.)