PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
AID TO ASSISTED PERSONS
165:5 Who Entitled.
Whenever any person, resident in this state, who served in the armed forces of the United States, in any war, insurrection, campaign, or expedition, in which the United States was engaged, and who received an honorable discharge, not being under guardianship or legal restraint, shall become poor and unable to provide maintenance for himself and his dependent family, such person, his wife, widow, or minor children, shall be supported at the public expense in the town or city of their abode, at their own home or such place, other than a town or county almshouse, as the overseers of public welfare or the county commissioners shall deem proper.
Source. 1885, 41:1, 2. 1887, 45:1. 1889, 81:1. 1891, 38:2. PS 84:9. 1901, 116:1. 1921, 104:1. PL 106:9. 1933, 78:1. RL 124:5. RSA 165:5. 1959, 98:1, eff. July 13, 1959.