Section 16-38-2

Rehabilitation of persons disabled in industry or otherwise.

For the purpose of enabling the State of Alabama to comply with the provisions of the national Social Security Act insofar as it relates to extending and strengthening its program of vocational rehabilitation of physically and mentally disabled persons, to provide physical and mental restoration when necessary, and to continue to carry out the provisions and purposes of the federal Vocational Rehabilitation Act entitled "an act to provide for the promotion of vocational rehabilitation of persons disabled in industry or otherwise, and their return to civil employment" (29 U.S.C.A., §§ 31 through 41), any and all funds appropriated may be used for the purposes set forth in this section and in the amended act.

In furthering its plan of vocational rehabilitation and physical and mental restoration now effective in the state, this section shall be administered and any and all state and federal appropriations for carrying into effect its provisions shall be expended under the supervision of the State Superintendent of Education.

All state and federal funds made available for carrying out the provisions of the section shall be paid by the treasurer on warrants drawn therefor by the Comptroller, on requisition of the State Superintendent of Education.

(Acts 1935, No. 397, p. 870, §§1-3; Code 1940, T. 52, §391.)