(a) There is hereby transferred from the office of energy resources to the department
of human services the administration, management, all functions and resources associated
(1) The federal low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP), which provides
heating assistance to eligible low-income persons and any state funded or privately
funded heating assistance program of a similar nature assigned to it for administration;
(2) The weatherization assistance program, which offers home weatherization grants
and heating system upgrades to LIHEAP eligible households; and,
(3) The emergency fuel program, which provides oil deliveries to families experiencing
a heating emergency.
(b) The department is authorized to request advisory assistance from the office of
energy resources in order to maintain continuity of assistance provided to LIHEAP
eligible households pursuant to § 39-2-1(d).
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