• Current through October 23, 2012

The said Board of Public Welfare shall visit, inspect, and maintain a general supervision over all institutions, societies, or associations of a charitable, eleemosynary, correctional, or reformatory character which are supported in whole or in part by appropriations of Congress, made for the care or treatment of residents of the District of Columbia; and no payment shall be made to any such charitable, eleemosynary, correctional, or reformatory institution for any resident of the District of Columbia who is not received and maintained therein pursuant to the rules established by such Board of Public Welfare, except in the case of persons committed by the courts, or abandoned infants needing immediate care.

(June 6, 1900, 31 Stat. 664, ch. 807; Mar. 16, 1926, 44 Stat. 210, ch. 58, § 10.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-111.

1973 Ed., § 3-111.

References in Text

Board of Public Welfare abolished: See note to § 4-102.