Section 21-3-1

Administration of chapter; acceptance and expenditure of donations, etc.; agreements with public and private clinics and agencies.

This chapter, together with funds made available through that section or those sections of the federal Social Security Act which relates to crippled children shall be administered by the Board of Rehabilitation Services through the Department of Rehabilitation Services Children’s Rehabilitation Service program and shall be used in the further development of the state's program of physical restoration of crippled children or children having any congenital or acquired malformations or disabilities. The department is hereby authorized to accept donations, gifts, and bequests and to expend the same on approval of the Board of Rehabilitation Services for purposes approved under regulations of the Board of Rehabilitation Services. In order to carry out the purposes of this chapter, the State Board of Education is further authorized, through the Department of Rehabilitation Services Children’s Rehabilitation Service program, to enter into agreements with public and private clinics and agencies.

(Acts 1935, No. 398, p. 870; Code 1940, T. 49, §102; Acts 1949, No. 186, p. 218, §2.)