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D. OF DI !!!! 21 1912

UNIVERSIT“ 'F CHICAGO

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266892 MARCH 1930

ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES

FOR THE YEAR 1909

IN THREE VOLUMES

WITH APPENDIX TO VOLUME ONE BOUND SEPARATELY

VOLUME THREE

This volume contains the constitutional provisions and law which have relation to the work of the State Board of

Charities, and the rules and by-laws of the Board.

TRANSMITTED TO THE LEGISLATURE FEBRUARY 28, 1910

ALBANY
J. B. LYON COMPANY, PRINTERS

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PAGE,

The State Board of Charities.

1-2

Commissioners and officers of the Board..

3

Provisions of the Constitution relating to the Board.

6

State Charities Law :

Article 1. Short title; definitions ($$ 1-2).

14

2. State Board of Charities (88 3-20).

14

3. State Charities Aid Association (88 30-32)

26

4. Regulation of State charitable institutions ($8 40-31).

27

5. Syracuse State Institution for Feeble-Minded Children (8860-

71).

38

6. State Custodial Asylum for Feeble-Minded Women (S$ 80-83). 44

7. Rome State Custodial Asylum (88 90–95)..

8. Craig Colony for Epileptics (88 100-115, 117)

9. New York State Hospital for the Care of Crippled and De-

formed Children (S$ 130–138)...

61

10. New York State Hospital for the Treatment of Incipient Pul-

monary Tuberculosis (88 150-163).

66

11. Institutions for juvenile delinquents (S$ 180–214)

74

12. House of refuge and reformatory for women (5$ 220-233). 92

13. New York State Woman's Relief Corps Home (58250–257) 102

14. Thomas Indian School ($8 270-276).

103

15. Licensing dispensaries ($8290-296).

109

16. Licenses for placing out destítute children (88 300-308). 112

17. Aged, decrepit and mentally enfeebled persons (SS 320-324)... 115

18. Care of inebriate women ($$ 340–348)..

116

19. Burnham Industrial Tarm (88 360–372)

121

20. Shelter for unprotected girls (88 380-391).

126

21. Anchorage at Elmira ($$ 400-419).

130

22. General provisions applicable to charitable institutions
(88 450-459)

137

23. Laws repealed ; when to take effect (&$ 470, 471)

142

Commitments to the New York State Reformatory for Women, Bedford.

147

New York City Reformatory of Misdemeanants.

147

Public Buildings Law....

152

New York State Soldiers and Sailors' Home.

152

Public buildings generally Fire protection of public buildings.

155

Letchworth Village .

156

Committees for incompetent persons.

162

Agricultural Law Examination of food products at State institutions.

163

Education Law

164

Compulsory education

164

Physiology and hygiene.

174

Fire drills

175

Orphan schools

176

Instruction of deaf-mutes and of the blind.

178

New York State School for the Blind..

184

Western New York Institution for Deaf-Mutes.

190

Northern New York Institution for Deaf-Mutes.

191

Liquor Tax Law

Anti-Butterine Law

194

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State Finance Law :

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196

Deposit of moneys by State officers.

196

Deposit of moneys by charitable and benevolent institutions.

196

Proofs required upon audit by the comptroller...

196

Regulations for the transmission of public moneys.

197

Forms of State accounts...

197

Itemized and monthly accounts of public officers.

198

Inspection of supplies and entry in books.

199

Deposit in banks of moneys received by State institutions.

200

Annual inventory and report of institutions.

200

Rendition of accounts...

200

Statements of accounts not rendered

201

Statements of accounts rendered.

201

Indebtedness not to be contracted without appropriation.

202

Specific appropriation not to be used for other purposes.

202

Payments to State treasurer..

202

Contracts in pursuance of appropriations.

203

Estimates for purchase of staple articles of supplies.

203

State raised products to be preferred....

204

State contracts not to be assigned without consent ; penalties if done. 204

Annual reports to Legislature by institutions entitled to receive money

from State .

20.5

Statement of desired appropriations to be filed with comptroller.

205

Duty of comptroller as to tabulation of statements.

203

Poor Law :

Article 1. Short title ; definitions (88 1-2)....

207

2. County superintendents of the poor (88 3-14)

208

3. Overseers of the poor ($3 20-30)..

219

4. Settlement and place of relief of poor persons (88 40–57) 2:32

5. Support of bastards ($$ 60–75).

248

6. Soldiers, sailors and marines ($8 80–85)

255

7. State poor (&$ 90-104).....

260

8. Duties of State Board of Charities; powers of State Charities

Aid Association (88 115-121)..

267

9. Miscellaneous provisions (88 1:30--148)

271

10. Laws repealed ; when to take effect (58 160-161)

280

Proceedings, respecting the support of poor persons (Criminal Code, $$ 914-

926) :

Who may be compelled to support poor relatives....

283

Order to compel a person to support a poor relative, etc.

287

Court to hear the case and make order of support...

287

Support; when to be apportioned among different relatives.

288

Order to prescribe time during which support is to continue, or may be

indefinite; when and how order may be varied....

289

Costs, by whom to be paid, and how enforced.

289

Action on the order, on failure to comply therewith.

290

Proceedings against absconding parents, leaving children chargeable to

public, etc.

290

Seizure of their property ; transfer thereof, when void.

291

Warrant and seizure, when confirmed or discharged; direction of the court

thereon

291

Warrant, in what cases to be discharged.

292

Sale of the property seized and application of its proceeds.

292

Powers of superintendents of poor.

292

Domestic Relations Law :

Guardianship of indigent children by incorporated orphan asylums (85 86–

88)...

293

Adoption of children (&$ 110–118)

295

Apprentices and servants (88 120-127)

301

Penal Law :

Abandonment of children..

307

Abandonment of children under fourteen years.

307

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