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39-744. Transfer of powers, duties and functions. From and after January 1, 1974: (a) All the powers, duties and functions of the existing county social welfare boards and the existing county directors are hereby transferred to and conferred and imposed, respectively, upon the secretary for children and families and the director of social services.

(b) The secretary for children and families and the director of social services shall be the successors in every way, respectively to the powers, duties and functions of the county social welfare boards and county directors in which the same were vested prior to the effective date of this act. Every act performed in the exercise of such powers, duties and functions by or under the authority of the secretary for children and families or the director of social services, respectively, shall be deemed to have the same force and effect as if performed by the county social welfare boards or county directors, respectively, in which such functions were vested prior to the effective date of this act.

(c) Whenever the county social welfare board, or words of like effect, is referred to or designated by a statute, contract or other document, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the secretary for children and families.

(d) Whenever the county director, or words of like effect, is referred to or designated by a statute, contract or other document, such reference or designation shall be deemed to apply to the director of social services.

History: L. 1973, ch. 186, § 15; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 83; July 1.



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