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State Industrial School (L. 1902, ch. 527), § 1. apportionment, common councils, boards of aldermen, boards of supervisors, town boards, boards of trustees of villages, and all other boards or officers of counties, cities, towns and villages, authorized to appropriate and raise money by taxation and make payments therefrom, are hereby authorized in their discretion to appropriate and to raise money by taxation and to make payments from said moneys, and from any moneys received from any other source and properly applicable thereto, to charitable, eleemosynary, correctional and reformatory institutions wholly or partly under private control, for the care, support and maintenance of their inmates, of the moneys which are or may be appropriated therefor; such payments to be made only for such inmates as are received and retained therein pursuant to rules established by the state board of charities; except that boards of trustees of villages and town boards of towns in which there is no hospital located, and which are situated upon and adjoin the boundary line of a neighboring state, are hereby authorized in their discretion to appropriate and to raise money by taxation and to make payments from said moneys, and from any moneys received from any other source and properly applicable thereto, to hospitals in such adjoining state for the purpose of maintaining a bed or beds in such hospital for the benefit of and to be used exclusively by the inhabitants of such village or town. Boards of trustees of villages and town boards of towns situate upon the boundary line of a neighboring state, which have appropriated and raised money by taxation for the purpose of maintaining a bed or beds in a hospital in such adjoining state and have not paid the same are hereby authorized to use said money for the purpose for which it was appropriated and raised. Payments to such hospital in an adjoining state shall be made only for such inmates as are received and retained therein pursuant to rules established by the state board of charities. (Amended by L. 1902, ch. 155, in effect March 13, 1902.)

(3) State Industrial School. L. 1902, ch. 527. An act authorizing the selection of lands as a new

site for the state industrial school. [In effect April 10, 1902.)

§ 1. Selection of lands.— For the purpose of acquiring a new site for the state industrial school, the governor, the comptroller, the president of the state board of charities, the state architect, and the president of the board of managers of said school, shall, as soon as practicable, select such lands in Monroe county as in their State Industrial School (L. 1902, ch. 527), SS 2-5. opinion should be secured for a new site for the state industrial school, and to which such school shall be removed. The lands so selected shall comprise one thousand acres, as near as may be. They shall cause to be made by the state engineer and surveyor a map or maps of the lands so selected, which shall be certified by a majority of them and filed in the office of the secretary of state, and duplicates thereof in the office of the clerk of Monroe county.

§ 2. Contracts for sale of lands.— They shall ascertain upon what terms the lands so selected can be purchased of the owner or owners thereof, and whether a good, clear and unincumbered title can be conveyed to the state of New York. They may enter into contracts with such owners, which shall bind such owners to convey to the state the lands described therein at any time within two years from the date thereof, if such conveyance shall be duly authorized hereafter and demanded on behalf of the state within that time.

§ 3. Estimates for improvements.-- They shall also cause to be prepared a general plan of the buildings and improvements necessary to be constructed and made upon such lands in order to effect the removal of the state industrial school thereto, and shall cause to be prepared by the state architect preliminary plans and specifications of such buildings and improvements, and the estimated cost thereof.

§ 4. Report to the legislature.— They shall report to the legis lature of nineteen hundred and three, the terms upon which such lands can be purchased, and whether a good, clear and unincumbered title thereto can be conveyed to the state, and shall attach to such report a corrected copy of each of such contracts. If such terins cannot be made with the owners of any of the lands so selected, and a contract for the purchase thereof has not been made, such report shall contain an estimate of the amount for which such lands can probably be purchased based upon such facts as may be ascertained by them.

$ 5. Condemnation.—Whenever appropriation shall have been made for the purchase of the lands described in such map, and such lands cannot be purchased upon satisfactory terms from the owner or owners thereof, or it may be found necessary, in order to acquire title thereto, then they are hereby authorized and empowered to

State Industrial School, L. 1904, ch. 221.

institute and conduct proceedings in the name of the people of the state of New York, under the condemnation law for the purpose of acquiring title to such lands.

$ 6. Lands when acquired to be a site for the state industrial school.- When such lands shall have been acquired by the state, they shall be known as the state agricultural and industrial school, and be used by the state for the purpose of caring for and training all juvenile delinquents properly coinmitted thereto by courts of competent jurisdiction in accordance with existing laws authorizing commitments to the state industrial school. L. 1904, ch. 221. An act to amend chapter four hundred and seventy of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-three with relation to commitments to the state industrial school. [In effect June 1, 1904.]

Section 1. Section three of chapter five hundred and thirtynine of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-six as amended by chapter four hundred and seventy of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-three, is hereby further amended to read as follows:

$ 3. It shall be lawful for the board of managers of the state industrial school to receive into said school all male children who have heretofore lieen, or who may hereafter be, sentenced to the western house of refuge for juvenile delinquents, or to the house of refuge for juvenile delinquents in western New York or to the state industrial school, and to retain the same, subject to the rules and regulations of said institution, and said board of managers shall have the right, and it shall be their duty to receive and detain all such persons committed to their custody, and such right and duty shall not be affected, prejudiced or impaired by reason of, or in consequence of, any technical defect or clerical error in the warrant of commitment. The several courts having criminal jurisdiction and who shall hold criminal courts in all the counties of this state, except the counties of New York and Kings, are hereby authorized to sentence male juvenile delinquents convicted in any of such courts to such state industrial school.

(4) Selection of Lands for State Training School. L. 1904, ch. 718. An act authorizing the selection of lands as a site

for the New York state training school for boys, and establishing the said school. [In effect May 12, 1904.)

§ 1. Selection of lands.

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State Training School (L. 1904, ch. 718), SS 2-4. for the New York state training school for boys, which is hereby established, the comptroller, the fiscal supervisor of state charities, the president of the board of managers of the society for the reformation of juvenile delinquents in the city of New York, the president of the state board of charities, the state architect shall, as sovu as practicable, select suitable lands within fifty miles of the city of New York upon which such school shall be located. The lands so selected shall comprise one thousand acres as near as may be. They shall cause to be made by the state engineer and surveyor a map or maps of the lands so selected, which shall be certified by a majority of them and filed in the office of the secretary of state, and duplicates thereof in the office of the elerk of the county wherein such lands are located.

§ 2. Contracts for sale of lands.— They shall ascertain upon what terms the lands so selected can be purchased of the owner or owners thereof, and whether a good, clear and unincumbered title can be conveyed to the state of New York. They may enter into contracts with such owners, which shall bind such owners to convey to the state the lands described therein at any time within two years from the date thereof, if such conveyance shall be duly authorized hereafter and demanded on behalf of the state within that time.

§ 3. Estimates for improvements.-- They shall also cause to be prepared a general plan of the buildings and improvements *necessary to be constructed and made upon such land in order to effect the location of the said New York state training school for hoys thereon, and shall cause to be prepared by the state architect preliminary plans and specifications of such buildings and improvements, and the estimated cost thereof.

§ 4. Report to the legislature.-- They shall report to the legislature of nineteen hundred and five, the terms upon which such lands can be purchased, and whether a good, clear and unincumbered title thereto can be conveyed to the state, and shall attach to such report a corrected copy of each of such contracts. If such terms cannot be made with the owners of any of the lands so selected, and a contract for the purchase thereof has not been made, such report shall contain an estimate of the amount for which such lands can probably be purchased based upon such facts State Training School (L. 1904, ch. 718), $S 5–7. as may be ascertained by them. They shall at the same time submit to the legislature proposed bills for the purpose of completing the erection and equipment of new buildings on the site selected by them, for the removal of the inmates confined in the house of refuge for juvenile delinquents as established by the society for the reformation of juvenile delinquents in the city of New York, for the future commitment of juvenile delinquents to the institution so erected on such new site for the management and maintenance of such institution, and providing generally for carrying out the objects and purposes of this act.

§ 5. Condemnation. Whenever appropriation shall have been made for the purchase of the lands described in such map, and such lands cannot be purchased upon satisfactory terms from the owner or owners thereof, or it may be found necessary, in order to acquire title thereto, then they are hereby authorized and empowered to institute and conduct proceedings in the name of the people of the state of New York, under the condemnation law for the purpose of acquiring title to such lands.

§ 6. Lands when acquired to be a site for the New York state training school for boys.- When such lands shall have been acquired by the state, they shall be known as the New York state training school for boys, and be used by the state for the purpose of caring for and training all juvenile delinquents properly committed thereto by courts of competent jurisdiction in accordance with existing laws authorizing commitments to the house of refuge on Randall's Island.

§ 7. Negotiations with city authorities.— Such commission shall enter into negotiations with the proper authorities of the city of New York for the purpose of receiving from such city such aid and privileges as may be reasonable in consideration of the abandonment by the state and the managers of the society for the reformation of juvenile delinquents in the city of New York, of the lands on Randall's Island in such city now occupied by the house of refuge for juvenile delinquents in the city of New York, and the consequent reversion of the title of such lands to such city. Such commission may execute an agreement with the proper authorities of such city, conditioned upon such abandonment, and the selection of a site and the execution of contracts for the pur

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