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§23-1-15  Providing a physician for New Shoreham. –

Published: 2015

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SECTION 23-1-15

   § 23-1-15  Providing a physician for New

Shoreham. –

Whenever it appears that the town of New Shoreham does not have a duly licensed

physician in attendance, the director of health, with the approval of the

governor, may request duly qualified state physicians from any department

within the state government to accept assignment to be in residence there and

to serve the people of the town of New Shoreham in the general practice of

medicine. The town of New Shoreham shall provide the doctor with suitable

living quarters and office facilities including light and heat free of charge,

and the doctor shall charge regular fees for his or her services and shall

account for the fees to the director of health. In addition to the regular

remuneration being paid that doctor by the state at the time of the assignment,

the doctor shall also receive a percentage of all fees collected by him or her

that in the discretion of the director of health shall be deemed reasonable,

and the proceeds of the remaining fees shall be paid to the general treasurer

and become part of the general fund of the state.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1962, ch. 168, § 1.)