Section 21-9-3

Transfer of powers, funds, personnel.

(a) All powers, duties, and functions of, and all related records, property, equipment of, and all contractual rights, obligations of, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds or allocations of the Division of Rehabilitation Services and the division's component programs of the State Board of Education and the State Department of Education shall be transferred to the Board of Rehabilitation Services and the Department of Rehabilitation Services on or before January 1, 1995.

(b) All funds appropriated to the State Department of Education for fiscal year ending September 30, 1995, for the Division of Rehabilitation Services and the division's component programs, shall be transferred to the Department of Rehabilitation Services for its use during that fiscal year under the same terms and conditions as specified for those funds in any appropriation bill, or as otherwise specified by law.

(c) All personnel positions of the Division of Rehabilitation Services and the division's component programs and personnel in the Division of Computer Services and the Division of Administrative and Financial Services Accounting Section whose responsibilities and assignments are in full-time support of the Division of Rehabilitation Services, shall be transferred to the Department of Rehabilitation Services on January 1, 1995, at a level commensurate with the level of each respective position on December 31, 1994.

(d) The State Board of Education and the State Department of Education shall assist the Board of Rehabilitation Services and the Department of Rehabilitation Services with the highest degree of cooperation to carry out the intent and purpose of this chapter and to achieve an orderly transition.

(Acts 1994, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 94-824, p. 147, §3.)