The Department is authorized to receive such gifts and donations, either from public or private sources, as may be offered unconditionally or under such conditions as in the judgment of the Department are proper and consistent with this title. All moneys received as gifts or donations shall be deposited in the state treasury; shall constitute a permanent fund to be called the special fund for the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities; and shall be used by the Department to defray the expenses of rehabilitation and other services, including independent living services and advocacy services, and constructing, equipping, and operating necessary rehabilitation facilities. Such moneys may also be used in matching federal grants for the foregoing purposes. The Department shall annually submit to the Governor a full report of all gifts and donations offered and accepted, the names of the donors, the respective amounts contributed by each donor, and all disbursements of such gifts and donations.
Code 1950, §§ 2.1-586, 22-239, 22-330.11; 1964, c. 276; 1970, c. 213; 1978, c. 635; 1980, c. 559; 1984, c. 734; 1985, c. 421, §§ 51.01-10, 51.5-10; 2012, c. 835.