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OF THE 3-5-85-8
STATE OF NEW YORK,
FROM NO. 123 TO NO. 183, INCLUSIVE.
September 14, 1867.
OF MR. C. C. DWIGHT, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON STATE
PRISONS AND THE PREVENTION AND PUNISHMENT OF CRIME.
SECTION 1. There shall be a Board of Managers of prisons,
2 to consist of five persons to be appointed by the Governor, by 3 and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall hold 4 office for ten years, except that the five first appointed shall, in
5 such manner as the Legislature may direct, be so classified that
6 the term of one person so appointed shall expire at the end of 7 each two years during the first ten years; and vacancies in the 8 office afterwards occurring shall be filled in like manner.
SEC. 2. Such Board shall have the charge and superintend.
2 ence of the State prisons, and shall possess such powers and 3 perform such duties in respect to the county jails, the local or
(Con. No. 123.]