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ing committee, who shall compare, verify and certify in regard to the same in the manner provided in the last preceding subdivision, and cause the same to be recorded in one of the books of the hospital.

5. Render a further account of the state of the books, and of the state of the funds and of the property in his hands, whenever required by the managers. Execute any necessary release and satisfaction of mortgage, judgment or other lien in favor of the hospital.

6. Such treasurer shall give an undertaking to the people of the state for the faithful performance of his duties, with such sureties and in such amount as the comptroller of the state shall ap prove. (As amended by chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

$ 135. Official oath. The surgeon in chief, treasurer, first assistant surgeon, assistant superintendent and steward, before entering upon their duties as such, shall take the constitutional oath of office and file the same in the office of the clerk of the county of New York. (As amended by chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

§ 136. Who may receive treatment. No patient shall be received except upon satisfactory proof made to the surgeon in chief by the next of kin, guardian or a state, town or county officer under rules to be established by the board of man agers showing that the patient is unable to pay for private treatment. Such proof shall be by affidavit. If there was an attending physician before the patient entered the hospital, it shall be accom panied by the certificate of such physician giving the previous history and condition of the patient. (As amended by chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

$ 137. Donations. All donations made to the hospital may be received, retained and expended by the managers for the purposes for which they were given, or in such manner, if unaccompanied by corditions, as the board deems advisable. (As amended by chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

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$ 138. Managers' report of receipts. The managers shall make detailed report of all moneys received by them by virtue of this article, and the progress made in the erection of any buildings that may be thereafter from time to time erected, to the legislature, in January of each year, and also to the fiscal supervisor as often and in such manner as the fiscal supervisor shall or may from time to time require. (As amended by chapter 149 of the Laws of 1909, and chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

ARTICLE 10 New York State Hospital for the Treatment

of Incipient Pulmonary Tuberculosis Section 150. Establishment and objects of hospital.

151. Trustees.
152. Lands.
153. Powers and duties of trustees.
154. Annual report.
155. Donations in trust.
156. Superintendent and treasurer.
157. Duties of superintendent.
158. Duties of treasurer.
159. Medical assistants and examining physicians.
160. Free patients.
161. Private patients.
162. Support of free patients.

163. Support of private patients. . $ 150. Establishment and objects of hospital. The state hospital for the treatment of incipient pulmonary tuberculosis, at Raybrook, is hereby continued.

$ 151. Trustees. Seven citizens of this state, of whom two shall be physicians, appointed in accordance with the provisions of section fifty-one of this chapter, shall constitute the board of trustees of the New York state hospital for the treatment of incipient pulmonary tuberculosis. Four members of the board of trustees shall constitute a quorum. (As amended by chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

$ 152. Lands. The lands to be held for the purposes herein mentioned shall not be taken for any street, highway or railway without leave of the legislature.

§ 153. Powers and duties of trustees. For the purposes of this article the said trustees and their successors shall be a body corporate with all the powers necessary to carry into effect the purposes of this article, together with the following powers, duties and obligations. They shall,

1. Take care of the general interests of the hospital and see that its design is carried into effect, according to law, and its by-laws, rules and regulations.

2. Establish such by-laws, rules and regulations as they may deem necessary and expedient for regulating the appointment and duties of officers and employees of the hospital, and for the internal government, discipline and management of the same.

3. Maintain an effective inspection of the affairs and management of the hospital, for which purpose the board shall meet at the hospital at least once in every month, and at such other times as may be prescribed in the by-laws. The annual meeting of the board of trustees shall be held on the second Saturday of January.

4. Keep in a book provided for that purpose, a fair and full record of the doings of the board, which shall be open at all times to the inspection of its members, the governor of this state, and officers of the state board of charities, the fiscal supervisor or his representatives or any person appointed by the governor or either house of the legislature to examine the same.

5. Cause to be typewritten, within ten days after each meeting of such trustees or of a committee thereof, the minutes and proceedings of such meeting, and cause a copy thereof to be sent to each member of such board.

6. Enter in a book kept by them for that purpose, the date of each of their visits, and the condition of the hospital and patients, and all such trustees present shall sign the same.

7. The resident officers shall admit such trustees into every part of the hospital and its buildings, and exhibit to them on demand all the books, papers, accounts and writings belonging to the hospital or pertaining to its business management, discipline or government, and furnish copies, abstracts and reports whenever required by them. (As amended by chapter 149 of the Laws of 1909, and chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

§ 154. Annual report. The board of trustees of the hospital shall annually, on or before the fifteenth day of January, for the preceding fiscal year, report to the legislature the affairs and conditions of the hospital, with full and detailed estimates of the next appropriation required for maintenance and ordinary uses and repairs, and of special appropriations, if any, needed for extraordinary repairs, renewals, extensions, improvements, betterments or other necessary objects, as also for the erection of additional buildings. The said hospital shall be subject to the visitation and to the general powers of the state board of charities. (As amended by chapter 149 of the Laws of 1909, and chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

§ 155. Donations in trust. The trustees may take and hold in trust for the state any grant or devise of land, or any gift or bequest of money or other personal property, or any donation, to be applied, principal or income, or both, to the maintenance and the general uses of the hospital.

§ 156. Superintendent and treasurer. The trustees shall also have power to appoint a superintendent of the hospital, who shall be a well educated physician, not a member of the board of trustees, a graduate of a legally chartered medical college, with an experience of at least six years in the actual practice of his profession, including at least one year's actual experience in a general hospital, and a treasurer, who shall give an undertaking to the people of the state for the faithful performance of his trust in such penal sum and form and with such sureties as the comptroller shall approve. Said officers may be discharged or suspended at any time by the said board of trustees in its discretion.

$ 157. Duties of superintendent. The superintendent shall,

1. Appoint such employees as are necessary and proper for the due administration of the affairs of such institution, prescribe their duties and places and, subject to the approval of the trustees, fix their compensation, in accordance with the provisions of section seventeen of the state finance law, within the appropriation fixed therefor.

2. Oversee and secure the individual treatment and personal care of each and every patient of the hospital while resident therein, and keep a proper oversight over all the inhabitants thereof.

3. Have the general superintendence of the buildings and grounds with their furniture and fixtures and the direction and control of all persons employed in and about the same.

4. Give from time to time such orders and instructions as he may deem best calculated to induce good conduct, fidelity and economy in any department for the treatment of patients.

5. Maintain salutary discipline among all employees, patients and inmates of the hospital, and enforce strict compliance with his instructions, and obedience to all the rules and regulations of the hospital. He shall, under the supervision and control of the board, discharge such patients as are sufficiently restored to health, or such as are found to be unsuitable patients for the hospital.

6. Cause full and fair accounts and records of the conditions and prospects of the patients to be kept regularly, from day to day, in books provided for that purpose.

7. See that such accounts and records shall be fully made up to the first days of January, April, July and October, in each year, and that the principal facts and results with the report thereon be presented to the trustees at their regular meetings.

8. Conduct the official correspondence of the hospital, and keep a record or copy of all letters written, and files of all letters received.

9. Prepare and present to the board, at its annual meeting, a true and perfect inventory of all the personal property and effects belonging to the hospital, and account, when required by the board, for the careful keeping and economical use of all furniture, stores

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