§49-7-10. Maintenance of delinquent child by convicted person.
If the sentence of the person found guilty is suspended, the court or judge may make it a condition of suspending sentence that the person pay for whatever treatment and care may be required for the welfare of such child, and for its support and maintenance while in the custody of the department, person, or institution, and any other expense that may have resulted from, or be necessary because of, the act or acts of the person found guilty.