§40.1-2-21  Powers as to health of residents. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE40.1/40.1-2/40.1-2-21.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 40.1

Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-2

Administration of State Institutions

SECTION 40.1-2-21



   § 40.1-2-21  Powers as to health of

residents. –

In carrying out the provisions of §§ 40.1-2-16 – 40.1-2-20 the

department is hereby vested with full powers of inspection, examination,

isolation, and disinfection of all inmates, prisoners, patients, or pupils in

any of those institutions, and those powers may be delegated to and exercised

by any attending physician at any of the institutions or by such other

physician as the director of the department may from time to time designate.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1917, ch. 1470, art. 4, § 4; P.L. 1918, ch. 1613, § 1; G.L.

1923, ch. 413, art. 4, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 54, § 4; G.L. 1956, §

40-2-21; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970.)