§26-3-5. How expenses to be paid.

The pay for the care and accommodation of any person who may be admitted to the home, except as to those transferred from state hospitals and from the industrial school for boys, shall be provided by the county department of public assistance of the county which recommended his or her admission; and said county department of public assistance shall also pay all just and proper charges for the transportation of such person to the home. Such pay shall be at the rate of fifteen dollars monthly and shall be paid quarterly.