§49-4-3. Powers of state bureau.
In the care and treatment of children with special health care needs the state bureau of public health shall, so far as funds are available for the purpose:

(1) Locate children with special health care needs requiring medical, surgical or other corrective treatment and provide competent diagnosis to determine the treatment required.

(2) Supply to children with special health care needs treatment, including hospitalization and aftercare leading to correction and rehabilitation.

(3) Guide and supervise children with special health care needs to assure adequate care and treatment.