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261.001 ABOLITION OF TOWN SYSTEM OF POOR RELIEF.

Subdivision 1.Abolition.

The town system for caring for the poor is hereby abolished; hereafter, the local social services agency of each county shall administer poor relief.

Subd. 2.Local social services agencies takeover.

All local social services agencies affected by Laws 1973, chapter 380, 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 in the several municipalities and towns in the county.