§26-11-4. Transfer of residents; rules and regulations for
maintenance of patients.
The director of health may transfer residents between the
facilities administered by the board of health or its successor,
except as otherwise provided by article five, chapter twenty-
seven of this code. The director may accept transfer of
residents from correctional institutions, subject to the
provisions of chapter twenty-eight of this code.
The director shall prescribe guidelines pursuant to rules
and regulations promulgated by the board of health as are
necessary and proper to regulate the proper maintenance of
patients in the facilities administered by the board of health or