SEC. 71-3-19. Maintenance while undergoing vocational rehabilitation.
An employee who as a result of injury is or may be expected to be totally or partially incapacitated for a remunerative occupation and who, under the direction of the commission is being rendered fit to engage in a remunerative occupation may, in the discretion of the commission under regulations adopted by it, receive additional compensation necessary for his maintenance, but such additional compensation shall not exceed ten dollars ($10.00) a week for not more than fifty-two (52) weeks.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 6998-10; Laws, 1948, ch. 354, Sec. 8d; 1950, ch. 412, Sec. 6; 1958, ch. 454, Sec. 3; reenacted without change, 1982, 1980 ch 473, Sec. 10; reenacted without change, 1990, ch. 405, Sec. 10, eff from and after July 1, 1990.