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§ 111‑18.  Paymentof awards.

After an award to a blind person has been made by the board of countycommissioners, and approved by the Department of Health and Human Services theDepartment of Health and Human Services shall thereafter pay to such person towhom such award is made the amount of said award in monthly payments, or insuch manner and under such terms as the Department of Health and Human Servicesshall determine. Such payment shall be drawn upon such funds in the hands ofthe State Treasurer, at the instance and request and upon a proper vouchersigned by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and shall not be subjectto the provisions of the Executive Budget Act as to approval of saidexpenditure.

It is intended that awards paid to recipients under this Article be forthe purpose of assisting in defraying the recipient's day‑to‑dayliving expenses. To better achieve this purpose it is hereby provided that nomoneys belonging to a recipient of aid to the blind under this Articleidentifiable as moneys paid pursuant to an aid to the blind award shall besubject to levy under execution, attachment or garnishment. (1937, c. 124, s. 7; 1971, c. 177; c. 603, s. 2; 1973,c. 476, s. 143; 1993, c. 257, s. 8; 1997‑443, s. 11A.118(a).)