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256D.19 ABOLITION OF TOWNSHIP SYSTEM OF POOR RELIEF.

Subdivision 1.Town system abolished.

The town system for caring for the poor in each of the counties in which it is in effect is hereby abolished. The local social services agency of each county shall administer general assistance under the provisions of Laws 1973, chapter 650, article 21.

Subd. 2.Local social services agencies duty.

All local social services agencies affected by Laws 1973, chapter 650, article 21 are hereby authorized to take over for the county as of January 1, 1974, the ownership of all case records relating to the administration of poor relief.