2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 40.1 - Mental health, retardation, and hospitals
CHAPTER 40.1-23 - Parental Succession – Persons with Developmental Disabilities
§ 40.1-23-2 - Who may serve.

SECTION 40.1-23-2

   § 40.1-23-2  Who may serve. – (a) A parental successor may be an individual, whether related or not to the person who has been determined to be a person with developmental disabilities under the regulations of the director of the department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals; a bank with a trust department, acting through its trust department; a church, acting through the incumbent of a position to be indicated in the instrument designating or the order appointing the parental successor; or an organization concerned with the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities.

   (b) A minor may be named or appointed as a parental successor, but he or she may actually serve only after reaching the age of eighteen (18) years.

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