PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WELFARE
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE LAW
56-217. Cooperative agreements. The state department and the several counties of the state or other branches of state, county or municipal government are authorized to enter into cooperative agreements, through their appropriate officials, with respect to the administration of public assistance and social services. Among other things such an agreement may provide for:
(a) The assumption by the state department of responsibilities involving public assistance or social services ordinarily incumbent upon the county or other branch of government;
(b) The direct administration through the state department of any form of public assistance or care of the poor now or hereafter authorized to be granted by a county, but subject to the financial control of the county;
(c) Mutual financial participation in programs of public assistance and social services in conformity with regulations of the department.
(d) The intake and investigation of applications for public assistance by the appropriate office of the state department;
(e) The granting of public assistance financed in whole or in part by county funds on the basis of policies, rules and regulations governing eligibility and amount of assistance adopted by the state department under this act.
[56-217, added 1941, ch. 181, sec. 17, p. 379.]