§26-8-3. Admission of deformed, crippled or defective children.
The state commissioner of public institutions shall prescribe rules and regulations for the admission of deformed, crippled or otherwise defective children to said hospitals for surgical or orthopedic treatment and care. The rules and regulations shall provide for the treatment and care of such children at said hospitals free of charge, when it is shown that the parents or guardians of such children are citizens of this state and are financially unable to procure or provide surgical or orthopedic treatment and hospital care for them.