44:7-38. Permanent and total disability; assistance from county welfare board; residence
Subject to the provisions of this act and the provisions of chapter 7 of Title 44 of the Revised Statutes as hereinafter specified, any needy person residing in New Jersey who has attained the age of 18 but is less than 65 years of age, who is permanently and totally disabled by reason of any physical or mental defect, disease, or impairment other than blindness, shall be entitled to receive assistance from the county welfare board of the county in which he resides.
The residence of any patient discharged from a mental hospital directly to a sheltered boarding facility shall be the county wherein such person resided immediately preceding his last admission to said mental hospital.
L.1951, C.139, p. 593, s.1. Amended by L.1952, C.24, p. 110, s.4, eff. July 1, 1952; L.1969, C.110, s.1.
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