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State of Utah, I
To the medical superintendent of the State insane
Having this day examined a person heretofore committed to the insane asylum, and having- adjudged the said as being now sane and restored
to reason, you are therefore directed to return said
to the county of —— at the expense of said
If found to be insane they shall order his continued detention, and may order the parties demanding such inquiry to pay the costs of the examination.
Sec. 32. When the7*e is not sufficient room to aeprecedence or commodate all who are committed to the asylum as Sh^thwei-.' provided by law, they shall take precedence in the fol
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1. Recent or curable cases.
2. Violent or dangerous cases.
3. Indigent patients.
4. Pay patients.
Sec. 33. The provisions herein made for the supcoiiectionn port of the insane at public charge shall not release inTMne th e estate of such persons from liability for their supper«on. port, and the treasurer of the asylum is authorized and empowered to collect from the estate of such persons any sums paid by the State in their behalf, infectious or Sec. 34. No case of infectious or contagious dis
a?"^e'r'n„i ease shall be admitted into the asylum, admitted. gec 35 rpj^ reiatives or friends of any patients
^yae^e8nTM"y of the asylum shall have the privilege of paying any atter!dant.pec'"1 portion or all the expenses of such patients therein, and the medical superintendent shall cause the account of such patient to be credited with any sum so paid. If the relatives or friends of any patient shall desire it, and shall pay the expenses thereof, such patient may have special care and may be provided with a special attendant as may be agreed upon with the medical superintendent, in such cases the charge for such special care and attendance shall be paid quarterly in advance, and the medical superintendent shall make report thereof to the board of commissioners.
See. 36. All resident officers, attendants, assist- indent email ts and employes in the institution shall be exempt turn exempt from jury and militia service during the term of such or jury du'y. employment.
See. 37. No person supposed to be insane shall be lawful«restrained of his liberty by any other person, other- pane person, wise than in pursuance of authority obtained, as herein provided, excepting- for such a brief period as may be necessary for the safety of persons and property and until such authority can be obtained.
See. 38. Examining1 physicians shall be allowed compensation by the board of county commissioners of the county m physicians, which the examination is had, five dollars each, unless they are otherwise paid.
* Sec. 39. All costs for the examination and com- %$£°[£TMmi' mitment, also for suitable clothing at the time of com- commitment
, .,, °. . , . , , paid by county.
mitment, shall be paid by the county or which such patient is a resident. If he be not indigent the county shall receive the cost thereof from the party liable therefor.
See. 40. On information laid before any county cou„ty to m
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commissioner ot any county, that a certain insane per-otsuffering, son in the county is suffering for want of proper care, the said commissioners shall forthwith inquire into the matter, and if he find the information well founded, he shall make all needful provisions for the care of said person.
Sec. 41. On receipt of notice from the board of county to Pro
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asylum commissioners or the medical superintendent refused for want that any person committed to the asylum is refused ad- ° room' mission therein for want of room, the county commissioners shall require that such patient be suitably provided for, until such admission can be had or until the occasion therefor no longer exists. If such person is indigent, the county shall be entitled to receive from the State, a sum equal to the amount allowed by the State for cost of, care and keeping of indigent patients in the insane asylum.
Sec. 42. If any person shall in any wise attempt Attempt to unto introduce another into the asylum contrary to the ^"^Zmaio provisions of this act, such person shall be guilty of a M*lummisdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum more than fifty dollars and less than three hundred dollars.
Sec. 43. Any person having care of an insane per- cruelty tornson and restraining said person either with or without8aneper
authority who shall treat such person with wanton severity or cruelty, or shall in any way abuse such insane person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, besides being liable in an action for damages.
Sec. 44. If any person shall without permission
L'jTm"1"'0" enter any of the buildings or enclosures appropriated
grounds, etc. to the use of the patients, or shall make any attempt to do so, or shall enter anywhere upon the premises belonging to said asylum, and commit, or attempt to commit, any trespass or depredation thereon, or if either from within or without the enclosure wilfully annoy or disturb the peace or quietness of the institution or any patient therein, upon conviction thereof before any justice of the peace, he may be fined in any sum not less than five dollars nor more than fifty dollars, or may be imprisoned not less than five nor more than fifty days, or both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.
Sec. 45. If any person shall abduct or induce any
Abducting, etc.. patient to elope or escape from said asylum or shall attempt to do so, or shall aid or assist therein, he shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum over fifty dollars, and less than three hundred dollars, or be imprisoned not less than fifty days or more than six months, or both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.
Sec. 46. Whoever shall bring or cause to be
£rr°ntogsfate'. brought, into this State any pauper, idiotic or insane person with the intent to make him a charge upon the State, shall be fined one hundred dollars, besides being liable at the suit of the State for all damages incurred thereby, besides the cost of transportation to the place whence such pauper, idiot or insane person came. The county commissioners are hereby invested with authority to transport such pauper, idiot or insane person to the place whence he came.
Sec. 47. Any person refusing or neglecting to
viouHon'r comply with, or wilfully and knowingly violating any of the provisions of this act, except where another penalty is herein provided, shall upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or be imprisoned not more than three years, or both such fine or imprisonment at the discretion of the court.
Sec. 48. Sections 1940 to 1995, both inclusive Compiled Laws of Utah, 1888, are hereby repealed.
See. 49. This act shall take effect upon approval.
Be it enacted by the Leg I-da f are of the State of Utah:
Section 1. That the following sums of money are^jM^'i*"
hereby appropriated out of any money in the State treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the purposes hereinafter expressed.
For the salary of the Governor for the year
For salary of private secretary to the Gov-
For contingent expenses of Governor's office
For salary of Secretary of State for the year
For clerical assistance for the Secretary of
For contingent expenses of Secretary of
General appro- For salary of the State Auditor for the year 1896, to be drawn quarterly, S375 each quarter, which shall be in full for all services and compensation for said term.. .. S 1,500.00 For clerical assistance for the State Auditor for the year 1896 (including the recording
of marks and brands) 1,000.00
For contingent expenses of the State Audi-
thereof as may be necessary 600.00
For salary of the Treasurer for the year
For clerical assistance for the State Treas-
as may be necessary 300.00
For contingent expenses of Treasurer's office
may be necessary 300.00
For salary of the Attorney General for the
For assistance for the Attorney General for
be necessary 1,200.00
For salarv of stenographer for the Attorney
General's office for the year 1896 900.00
For contingent expenses of Attorney Gener-
thereof as may be necessary 600.00
For salary of Superintendent of Public In-
for said term 1,500.00
For traveling expenses of the Superintend-
For printing for the office of the Superinten-
For clerical and other assistance for the of-