SEC. 43-7-7. Duties of Department of Human Services.
The Department of Human Services shall be responsible for the collection of data and statistics and for making a continuing study of conditions affecting the general welfare of the aging population; for providing for an inter-agency and inter-departmental exchange of ideas; for encouraging and assisting in the development of programs for the aging in municipalities and counties of the state; for cooperation with public and private agencies and departments in coordinating programs for the aging; for encouraging and promoting biological, physiological and sociological research; for making recommendations for residential housing and needed nursing and custodial care facilities.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 8960-04; Laws, 1964, ch. 441, Sec. 4; 1989, ch. 544, Sec. 105, eff from and after July 1, 1989.