§16-1B-2. Construction, staffing and operation of one or more
skilled nursing facilities for veterans of the armed
forces of the United States.
The director of veterans affairs shall establish, construct,
equip and operate one or more skilled nursing facilities to serve
the needs of citizens of this state who are veterans of the armed
forces of the United States. For each nursing facility
established, the director shall appoint a facility administrator
and other employees as are necessary to maintain the facility and
deliver quality care to residents of the facility.