127A-119. When families of soldiers, airmen and sailors supported by county.

When any citizen of the State is absent on duty as a member of the North Carolina National Guard, State defense militia or naval militia, and the member's family members are unable to support themselves during the member's absence, the board of commissioners of the member's county, on application, shall make a reasonable allowance towards their maintenance. (1917, c. 200, s. 93; C.S., s. 6873; 1963, c. 1019, s. 2; 1975, c. 604, s. 2; 2009-281, s. 1; 2011-195, s. 1(a).)