All patients shall be maintained at the expense of the state. The traveling and incidental expenses in conveying them to a hospital shall be paid by the county of commitment. On admission, patients shall be neatly and comfortably clothed. Thereafter, the expense of necessary clothing shall be borne by the responsible relatives or guardian if they are financially able. If not furnished, the state shall bear the expense. Any required traveling expense after admission to the hospital shall be borne by the state if the responsible relatives or guardian is unable to do so.
Effective Date: 01-01-2006 .