The board of supervisors of any county of this state not desiring to construct a sanatorium or hospital for the treatment of tuberculosis, is hereby authorized to raise money by taxation for the aid and assistance of any hospital or sanatorium within this state and to secure the treatment of persons afflicted with tuberculosis and may make agreements with the management or owners of any hospital or sanatorium for the treatment of indigent persons afflicted with tuberculosis. No money shall be raised, however, for the assistance of any private hospital under this section, nor to provide for the treatment of patients at any hospital or sanatorium unless said hospital or sanatorium shall be first inspected by the state commissioner of health, or by his duly authorized representative and approved by him as a proper and suitable institution for the care and treatment of patients afflicted with tuberculosis.
History: 1925, Act 177, Eff. Aug. 27, 1925 ;-- Am. 1929, Act 41, Imd. Eff. Apr. 16, 1929 ;-- CL 1929, 7056 ;-- CL 1948, 332.163
Last modified: October 10, 2016