Section 21-5-1

Created; duties generally; promulgation of rules and regulations.

There is hereby created the Governor's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, by which name this chapter shall be known, for the purpose of carrying on a continuing program to promote the employment of the physically, mentally, emotionally, and otherwise handicapped citizens of Alabama. Such committee shall work in close cooperation with both state and federal agencies having responsibility for the rehabilitation and employment of the handicapped and shall be charged with the duty of creating state-wide interest in and more effectively carrying out the purpose of such agencies. Such committee shall be authorized to make necessary rules and regulations, not inconsistent with this chapter, for promoting its purposes.

(Acts 1965, No. 226, p. 323, §1.)