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or conditional discharge. A person employed by the board of managers of such institution to convey to such institution females committed thereto, may arrest, without a warrant, an escaped inmate in any county in this state, and shall forthwith convey her to the institution from which she escaped ; and a magistrate may cause an escaped inmate to be arrested and held in custody, until she can be removed to such institution, as in the case of her first commitment thereto. A person conditionally discharged from such institution may be arrested and returned thereto, upon a warrant issued by its president and secretary. Such warrant shall briefly state the reason for such arrest and return, and shall be directed and delivered to a person employed by such board of managers to convey to such institution females committed thereto, and may be executed by such person in any county of this state.

$ 210. Employment of inmates. The board of managers of such institution shall determine the kind of employment for females committed thereto and shall provide for their necessary custody and superintendence. The provisions for the safe keeping and employment of such females shall be made for the purpose of teaching such females a useful trade or profession and improving their mental and moral condition. Such board of managers may credit such females with a reasonable compensation for the labor performed by them, and may charge them with the necessary expenses of their maintenance and discipline, not exceeding the sum of two dollars per week. If any balance shall be found to be due such females at the expiration of their terms of commitment, such balance may be paid to them at the time of their discharge. To secure the safe keeping, obedience and good order of the females committed to such institution, the superintendent thereof has the same powers as to such females as keepers of jails and penitentiaries possess as to persons committed to their custody.

$ 211. Clothing and money to be furnished discharged inmates. The board of managers of such institution may, in their discretion, furnish to each inmate of such institution who shall be discharged therefrom, necessary clothing not exceeding twelve dollars in value, or if discharged between the first day of November and the first day of April to the value of not exceeding eighteen dollars, and ten dollars in money, and a ticket for the transportation of one person from such institution to the place of conviction of such inmate, or to such other place as such inmate may designate, at no greater distance from such institution than the place of conviction.

§ 212. Freedom of worship. Nothing herein contained shall interfere with the right of freedom of worship of any inmate confined within said institution, as provided by the constitution of the state of New York.

$ 213. Confinement of female juvenile delinquents under sentences by the courts of the United States. The superintendent of the New York state training school for girls, at Hudson, shall receive and safely keep in such institution, subject to the regulations and discipline thereof, and the provisions of this article, any female not over the age of sixteen years convicted of any offense against the United States, and sentenced to imprisonment by any court of the United States, sitting within this state, until such sentences be executed, or until such delinquent shall be discharged by due course of law, conditioned upon the United States supporting such delinquent and paying the expenses attendant upon the execution of such sentence. (As amended by chapter 449 of the Laws of 1910.).

$ 214. Effect of article. Nothing in this article contained shall affect any of the provisions of the state finance law or article four of this chapter and the laws amendatory thereof. (AS amended by chapter 240 of the Laws of 1909.)

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House of Refuge and Reformatory for

Women Section 220. Names and locations of house of refuge and reforma.

tory for women. 221. Appointment of managers. 222. General powers and duties of managers. 223. Appointment and removal of officers and employees;

compensation. 224. General powers of superintendents. 225. Oaths and bonds. 226. Commitments; papers furnished by committing

magistrate. 227. Return of females improperly committed. 228. Transfers to other institutions. 229. Disposition of children of women so committed. 230. Conveyance of women committed. 231. Detentions and rearrests in case of escapes. 232. Employment of inmates. 233. Clothing and money to be furnished discharged in

mates.

8 220. Names and locations of house of rcfuge and reformatory for women. The house of correction for women located at Albion is continued and shall be known as the western house of refuge for women. The reformatory for women located at Bedford is also continued and shall be known as the New York state reformatory for women. (As amended by chapter 258 of the Laws of 1909, and chapter 449 of the Lau's of 1910.)

8 221. Appointment of managers. Each such institution shall be under the control of a board of seven managers, of whom two shall be women and one a physician who has practiced his profession for ten years, appointed in accordance with the prorisions of section fifty-one of this chapter. (As amended by chap ter 449 of the Laws of 1910.)

§ 222. General powers and duties of managers. Each board of managers shall have the general superintendence, management and control of the institution over which it is appointed; of the grounds and buildings, officers and enuployees thereof; of the inmates therein, and of all matters relating to the government, discipline, contracts and fiscal concerns thereof, and may make such rules and regulations as may seem to them necessary for carrying out the purposes of such institutions. Each board of managers shall constitute a board of parole of the institution over which it is appointed, and shall have power to parole and discharge inmates as hereinafter provided. In the consideration of the parole or discharge of any inmate of the New York state reformatory for women at Bedford, the judge or magistrate who committed any female to such institution, when hie so requests in writing, shall constitute a member of such board of parole in considering and determining the matter of the parole or discharge of such female committed by him.

§ 223. Appointment and removal of officers and employees; compensation. The board of managers of each of such institutions shall appoint from among its mem. bers a president, secretary and treasurer, who shall hold office for such length of time as such board may determine. They shall appoint a female superintendent, who shall hold office during the pleasure of the board. Such boards of managers shall fix the compensation of the officers and employees of the institution under their charge in the manner provided in section seventeen of the state finance law. (As amended by chapter 149 of the Laws of 1909.)

§ 224. General powers of superintendents. The superintendent of each such institution shall, subject to the direction and control of the board of managers thereof:

1. Have the general supervision and control of the grounds and buildings of the institution, the subordinate officers and employees and the inmates thereof, and of all matters relating to their government and discipline.

2. Make such rules, regulations and orders, not inconsistent with law or with the rules, regulations or directions of the board of managers, as may seem to her proper or necessary for the government of such institution and its officers and employees; and for the employment, discipline and education of the inmates thereof.

3. Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as the board of managers may prescribe. Such superintendent shall also have power to appoint and remove all subordinate female officers and employees, subject to the approval of the board.

§ 225. Oaths and bonds. Each manager and superintendent of such institutions shall take the constitutional oath of office and each superintendent shall execute a bond to the people of this state in the sum of five thousand dollars with sureties approved by the state comptroller, which shall be filed in the office of the comptroller. The manager appointed as treasurer of such institution shall give a bond in such amount as the comptroller may direct. The comptroller may require other officers of such institutions to give a bond if in his opinion the interests of the state demand it.

$ 226. Commitments; papers furnished by committing magistrate. 1. A female between the ages of sixteen and thirty years, convicted by any court or magistrate of petit larceny, vagrancy under subdivision three or four of section eight hundred and eighty-seven of the code of criminal procedure, habitual drunkenness, of being a common prostitute, or frequenting disorderly houses or houses of prostitution,

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