§9-3-2. Application for and granting of state assistance.
Any indigent person domiciled in this state, who shall make,
or have made in his or her behalf, an application therefor and who
is otherwise in all respects qualified to receive the same, shall
be granted state assistance in such form and amount, to such
extent, and for such period, as authorized by applicable state
laws, rules and regulations of the department and as determined by
the department in accordance with such laws, rules and regulations
and within limits of available funds.