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§ 4. No money shall be paid under the provision of this bill until the conveyance of the lot herein contemplated shall be executed and deposited with the secretary of state.
§ 5. This act shall be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 5, 1867.
AN ACT to provide for the payment of expenses incurred in binding and In force March distributing the reports of the state agricultural society.
warrant in fa
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illiniis, represented in the General Assembly, That the auditor be and he is hereby required to draw his warrant Auditor to issue on the state treasurer for the sum of eight hundred and vor of E. Paine fifty dollars in favor of Enoch Paine, in payment for extra binding and marking four hundred copies, and for boxes and packing eight thousand copies of the reports of the state agricultural society for distribution.
§ 2. This act shall take effect and be in force froin and after its passage.
APPROVED March 5, 1867.
AN ACT to provide for the payment of the balance of the apportionment in force March
for the state of Illinois, in the preparation of the Soldiers' National Cem 5, 1867. etery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum [of] eight thousand nine hundred and sixty-one dollars and Appropriation eighty-seven cents ($8,961 87) be and the same is hereby appropriated for the purpose of paying the balance of the apportionment of the state of Illinois in the Soldiers' National Cemetery, at Gettysburg.
§ 2. The auditor of public accounts shall draw his war- Auditor to issue rant upon the state treasurer, payable to the order of the W* governor, for the sum hereby appropriated, to he used by the governor for the purpose hereinbefore stated.
§ 3. This act shall take effect and be in force froin and after its passage.
APPROVED March 5, 1867.
In force March AN ACT to enable the governor to appoint a warden, and to provide for the 6, 1867.
government and discipline of the state penitentiary.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Warden to be Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the gov
ernor shall nominate, and by and with the advice and con
sent of the Senate appoint a warden of the penitentiary Term of office. at Joliet, who shall hold his office for the term of four years,
or until his successor shall have been appointed and duly Salary. qualified; and the said warden shall be paid a salary of
three thousand dollars, annually, to be paid in quarterly installments; and the auditor of public accounts shall draw his warrant upon the treasury, upon the presentation of the said warden's certified bill, approved by the governor of the state: Provided, that the said warden shall receive as his salary, for and during the unexpired term of the lease of the said penitentiary to James M. Pitman & Co., at and after the rate of two thousand and five hundred dollars per annum, and no more, to be paid at the time aforesaid, computing the same from the time when he may have taken upon himself the said office in the manner hereinbefore
provided. To file bond § 2. The said warden of the penitentiary before enter
ing upon the duties of his office, shall execute a bond, conditioned for the full and faithful performance of his said duties, which bond shall be made to the people of the state of Illinois, in the penal sum of twenty thousand dollars, with good and sufficient sureties, to be approved by the governor of the state, which said bond shall be executed within thirty days from and after the said appointment, and shall be filed with the secretary of state, and shall be renewed whenever in the opinion of the governor the sureties become insufficient, and shall take the oath prescribed for all civil officers of the state, and also that he will faithfully
perform all the duties of said office as prescribed in this act. Duties of war $ 3. It shall be the duty of the warden having charge
of said penitentiary, to receive such persons as may be convicted, sentenced and ordered to be confined in said penitentiary, and keep them safely at hard labor, or solitary confinement and hard labor, within the precincts of said penitentiary, pursuant to their sentence, until their terms shall expire, or they be otherwise lawfully discharged; and the said warden having charge or custody of the convicts in said penitentiary shall not, under any circumstances, permit or suffer any convict to leave the penitentiary or yard connected therewith, for any purpose except that of loading or unloading cars or other vehicles, and of procuring from the near vicinity of said penitentiary such materials as are necessary for the successful working of the penitentiary: Provided, however, That in case of damage or destruction by fire or otherwise, or by the sudden appearance of any
convicts to be furnished with
epidemic or infectious disease, as small pox, etc., said warden may, with the aid and advice of either the commissioners or the surgeon of said penitentiary, make such temporary removals or arrangements as will best secure the safety of the penitentiary and convicts, or avoid the spread of such disease.
§ 4. It shall be the duty of the warden to respect and enforce the rules and regulations for the government and discipline of the penitentiary hereinafter provided for, to keep the accounts of the said penitentiary, and to keep and preserve a record of the convicts received, containing a descriptive list of said convicts, stating their names, ages, hight, former habite, places of birth, where sentenced, whether married or unmarried, crime for which sentenced, time of sentence, duration of sentence, and time of reception in, and discharge from the penitentiary; also upon the final discharge of any such convicts from the penitentiary, the warden shall furnish them with such citizens' clothing as Discharged may be suitable to the condition of such persons; when not in otherwise provided for by any lease of said penitentiary, clothing and and sufficient money to pay their transportation to the place of their conviction in this state, when not otherwise provi. ded for by any lease of said penitentiary: Provided, the expense for such transportation does not exceed the sum of eight dollars; and the warden shall keep a full and faithful account of all such expenditures, to be submitted to the commissioners of the penitentiary for their examination and approval at the end of each month.
§ 5. The warden shall appoint a deputy warden, a sur- Warden to apgeon, a chaplain and matron, which appointments shall be surgeon, Chapapproved by the commissioners and the governor of the la
vati tha lain and mastate, and the salaries of said appointees of the warden shall be as follows, to-wit: that of deputy warden, fifteen hurdred dollars per annum ; that of the surgeon, twelve hundred dollars per annum; that of the chaplain, twelve hundred dollars per annum; and that of the matron, six hundred dollars per annum; all of which salaries shall be paid in manner and form as is provided for the payment of the warden: Provided, That the said deputy warden and matron shall not receive from the state any salary for their services for and during the balance of the unexpired lease of said penitentiary by the state of Illinois to James M. Pitman & Co., it being the true intent hereof that the state shall in no event be liable therefor. § 6. It shall be the duty of the surgeon, under the di
Duties of surrection of the warden, to treat the sick and disabled con- geon. victs, and to have charge of the sanitary regulations of the penitentiary, and its surroundings, and he shall report from time to time to the warden the sanitary condition of the penitentiary, and the health of the convicts, and suggest such alterations in diet, clothing, drainage or ventilation as
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may, in his judgment, be necessary for the health of the Duty of warden. convicts; and it shall be the duty of warders promptly
to cause all medicines or medical or surgical apparatus that may be required by the said surgeon for the purposes of
the penitentiary to be procured. It shall be the duty of Duty of chap. the chaplain to care for the moral, spiritual and intellectual
interests of the convicts, to minister to the said convicts at all proper times, under the direction of the warden, or as provided in the rules and regulations hereinafter provided for; and he shall perform religious service every Sabbath day at least once in the presence of the male convicts, and once in the presence of the female convicts, and in case of sickness of any convict shall give such advice and administer such spiritual consolation as such convicts may need ; and it shall furthermore be the duty of said chaplain to explain to all newly arrived convicts the duty and benefits of good behavior, and the consequences of ill behavior, and to all convicts about to be released from the penitentiary he shall give such counsel and advice as may tend to keep them from crime in the future; and it shall also be the duty of said chaplain to perform proper religious service on the
burial of any convict who may die in said penitentiary. $500 appropria- The sum of five hunured dollars is hereby appropriated, out chaso books. of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated,
for the purchase of suitable books for the use of the convicts of the penitentiary; and upon the application of the warder, with the approval of the commissioners, the auditor
of public accounts is hereby directed to draw his warrant upDuties of ma- on the state treasurer for the same. It shall be the duty of
the matron to have charge of the female department of the penitentiary; to govern the convicts therein confined, and
enforce the rules and regulations that apply to that departDuties of depu- ment. It shall be the duty of the deputy warden to aid
and assist the warden, and in case of the absence or disabilitity of the warden, to perform his duties. The deputy warden, the surgeon, the chaplain, the matron and all appointees the warden may deem necessary for the efficient administration of the penitentiary, shals obey all orders, and be under the direction of the warden; and the said
warden shall be responsible for their conduct. on to re- & 7. It shall be the duty of the warden to make a full · port to gover- and complete report to the governor, at least one month
previous to the regular sessions of the general assembly, giving such information as he is by law required to keep upon his records, and such as may be furnished in the reports of the surgeon and the chaplain of the penitentiary. Such report shall include a full account of whatever system, if any, that may have been adopted for the punishment, discipline and instruction of the convicts under his charge, and for this purpose it shall be the duty of the commissioners of the penitentiary, in conjunction with the warden, to
and warden to frame rules.
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frame rules and regulations for the government and dis. Duty, of com cipline of the penitentiary and the convicts therein confined; and warden to and the said rules and regulations shall be submitted to Rules to be an the governor of the state, for his revision and approval; proved by gorand when the said rules and regulations shall have been printed. approved by the governor, the said warden shall cause five hundred copies of the same to be printed for the use of the penitentiary; and for the expense incurred by the warden for the printing of said rules and regulations, he shall be repaid, in the same manner as is provided in this act for the payment of his salary.
§ 8. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act Former acts reare hereby repealed.
§ 9. The commissioners of the penitentiary, for the time Commissioners being, shall have a general supervision of the government, al supervision, discipline, expenditures and accounts of the said penitentiary, and shall make report thereon in their annual reports, and at such other times as circumstances may require; and shall at all times have access to the said penitentiary, and to the books and accounts of the warden: Provided, That said commissioners shall not receive pay for more than one hundred days.
$ 10. Neither the warden, the deputy warden, nor any Warden and of of the officers in any manner connected with the said pen- ted from leasitentiary, shall be in any manner interested in any lease or ing iuterestis contract of said penitentiary, or of the labor, or the products of the labor of the convicts confined therein.
§ 11. In case any lease of said penitentiary shall be Parties leasing granted at the present, or any subsequent session of the tiary to pay general assembly, it shall be deemed and taken to be a part of the terms of such lease, unless therein expressly otherwise provided, that such lessee or lessees shall pay the salary of the deputy warden and the matron, and that the state shall in no case be liable theretor.
§ 12. This act shall be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 6, 1867.
contracts for convict labor.
AN ACT providing for the appointment of a State Entomologist.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the state of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That there Governor to apbe appointed by the governor, by and with the consent of point state enthe senate, some competent, scientific person, as state entomologist, who shall hold the appointinent for two years, Term of office. and until his successor shall be appointed. The person so appointed shall devote his time to investigating the ento