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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
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Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
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Title Chapter 71_page_097
Description LAWS OP UTAH. 97 of the Directors, offer a rewarfl for his arrest and delivery to the Warden of the Pen-/ itentiary. ./' Sec. 14.-In case any contagious disease break out among the convicts, or in case of fire or other casualty from which danger may be apprehended, the Warden may remove the convicts to some safe and convenient place, there to remain in his charge until said danger is past. Sec. 15.-]S"o spiritous or fermented liquors shall be brought into the Penitentiary for the use of any prisoner, unless prescribed for his health by a physician, in which case he shall specify in writing to the Warden, the quantity and quality of the liquor to be furnished. Sec. 16.-The Warden shall have power to sue and be sued, defend and be defended in his official capacity, in all Courts of law and equity; to direct all persons employed as Overseers, Guards, Assistants and all minor officers, and, by the consent of the Directors, to.appoint a deputy, for whose official acts he is responsible. Sec. 17.-The Clerk shall be Clerk for the Warden and Directors, and shall record all precepts by which persons are committed, and keep a register of each convict, his name, age, place of birth, particularly describing his person and former occupation, and shall record the time for which he was sentenced, and all contracts and business . matters deemed essential by the Directors. Sec. 18.-Whenever an attempt is made'or about to be made to release any convict belonging to the Penitentiary, or to commit any unlawful act upon any person or premises thereunto appertaining, any officer thereof is authorized to summons a sufficient posse in the most summary manner, to repair forthwith to the place where such danger is apprehended, for the purpose of repelling such contemplated invasion. Any person refusing or neglecting to obey said summons or any lawfuf commands of the officer in charge shall, on conviction thereof, be imprisoned not exceeding six months, nor fined not exceeding one hundred dollars, by any Court having jurisdiction. Sec. 19.-The Auditor of public accounts, is hereby authorized to issue warrants on the Territorial treasury for the relief of the Warden, his Deputy, or other persons employed in Penitentiary service; also for tools, clothing, furniture and all other necessary supplies to the amount which may be ordered by the Directors, payable out of any money in the treasury appropriated for Penitentiary purposes: Provided, That nothing herein shall be so construed as to justify issuing warrants for official services of the Directors. Approved January 20, 1S00. CHAPTER LXXI. An ACT further defining the duties of [the Officers of the Penitentiary, and for other purposes. Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That the Warden of the Penitentiary is hereby authorized and required to advertise, in the consecutive numbers of some newspaper published in Great Salt Lake county for sealed proposals for leasing the Penitentiary for not less than one nor more than three years. The said advertisement shall set forth the place, day and hour that the proposals shall be opened, and that the Penitentiary, Warden house and other buildings connected therewith or belonging to the Penitentiary will be let, in consideration of which the lessor will for a certain sum take the care and custody of all convicts that are now or may be committed to said Penitentiary during the term of contract, and that the lessee may appoint the Guards, Overseers and other officers that may be necessary to keep safely and securely and to carry out the sentence of the convicts, pay the Guards, Overseers and other officers and assistants by him employed. He shall direct and control the labor of the convicts, and have the avails thereof in addition to the sum set forth in the proposition or article of agreement. All proposals shall be made under seal, and endorsed proposals for leasing the Penitentiary, addressed to the Warden on or before the day set forth in the advertisement, on which day, and not before, they shall be opened by the Warden in the pre-
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717058
Reference URL