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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 county.
- - Judge -- District. 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 there is not sufficient room to acPrecedence of commodate all who are committed to the asylum as when there is provided by law, they shall take precedence in the fol
1. Recent or curable cases.
Sec. 33. The provisions herein made for the supCollection o port of the insane at public charge shall not release estate of insane the estate of such persons from liability for their sup
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.
Sec. 34. No case of infectious or contagious disease shall be admitted into the asylum.
Sec. 35. The relatives or friends of any patients means of the asylum shall have the privilege of paying any 4 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.
Infectious or contagious diseases not admitted.
straint of in
Sec. 36. All resident officers, attendants, assist- Resident em
ployes of asyants and employes in the institution shall be exempt lum exempt from jury and militia service during the term of such or jury durys employment.
Sec. 37. No person supposed to be insane shall be Unlawful rerestrained of his liberty by any other person, other- sane 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.
Sec. 38. Examining physicians shall be allowed Compensation by the board of county commissioners of the county in physicians." which the examination is had, five dollars each, unless they are otherwise paid.
Sec. 39. All costs for the examination and com- Costs of examimitment, also for suitable clothing at the time of com-commitment mitment, shall be paid by the county of which such patient is a resident. If he be not indigent the county shall receive the cost thereof from the party liable therefor.
paid by county.
quire into cases
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commissioner of any county, that a certain insane per- of suffering. 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 asylum commissioners or the medical superintendent refused for want that any person committed to the asylum is refused admission 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. 12. If any person shall in any wise attempt attempt to unto introduce another into the asylum contrary to the sign person to provisions of this act, such person shall be guilty of a asylum. misdemeanor 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 to inson and restraining said person either with or without
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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. 14. If any person shall without permission Trespaning on enter any of the buildings or enclosures appropriated
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 Abdneting, 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 Bringing part 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 comply with, or wilfully and knowingly violating any of the provisions of this act, except where another penalty is herein provided, shall upon conviction there. of, 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.
Penalty for violations.
Sec. 49. This act shall take effect upon approval.
AN ACT making Appropriations for General Purposes.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah :
SECTION 1. That the following sums of money are General approhereby 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
1896, to be drawn quarterly, $500 each quarter, which shall be in full for all ser
vices and compensation for said term.... $ 2,000.00 For salary of private secretary to the Gov
ernor for the year 1896, to be drawn quarterly, $375 each quarter, which shall be in full for all services and compensation for said term .................
............. 1,500.00 For contingent expenses of Governor's office
for the year 1896, or so much thereof as may be necessary ........................
600.00 For salary of Secretary of State for the year
1896, to be drawn quarterly, $500 each quarter, which shall be in full for all ser
vices and compensation for said term ..... 2,000.00 For clerical assistance for the Secretary of
State for the year 1896 .................. 2,500.00 For contingent expenses of Secretary of
State's office for the year 1896, or so much thereof as may be necessary .....
General appro- For salary of the State Auditor for the year
1896, to be drawn quarterly, $375 each
vices and compensation for said term.... $ 1,500.00 For clerical assistance for the State Auditor
for the year 1896 (including the recording
1,000.00 For contingent expenses of the State Audi
tor's office for the year 1896, or so much
thereof as may be necessary ............. 600.00 For salary of the Treasurer for the year
1896, to be drawn quarterly, $250 each
vices and compensation for said term ..... 1,000.00 For clerical assistance for the State Treas
urer for the year 1896, or so much thereof
300.00 For contingent expenses of Treasurer's office
for the year 1896, or so much thereof as
300.00 For salary of the Attorney General for the
year 1896, to be drawn quarterly, $375 each
vices and compensation for said term..... 1,500.00 For assistance for the Attorney General for
the year 1896 or so mu .h thereof as may
900.00 For contingent expenses of Attorney General's office for the year 1896, or so much thereof as may be necessary .............
600.00 For salary of Superintendent of Public In
struction for the year 1896, to be drawn
1,500.00 For traveling expenses of the Superintend
ent of Public Instruction for the year 1896,
600.00 For printing for the office of the Superinten
dent of Public Instruction for the year 1896,
972.00 For clerical and other assistance for the of.
fice of Superintendent of Public Instruc