CHAPTER 206

FERRIS SCHOOL FOR BOYS - INCARCERATION IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY WORKHOUSE FOR MINORS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 101 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE; 1935, AS AMENDED, CONCERNING THE INCARCERATION IN THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY WORKHOUSE OF MINORS IN THE FERRIS SCHOOL FOR BOYS WITH THE WARDEN AS AGENT FOR THE TRUSTEES OF THE FERRIS SCHOOL FOR BOYS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Article 2, Chapter 101, Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be further amended by adding at the end of said Article a new Section to be designated 4149A. Sec. 32A., as follows:

4149A. Sec. 32A. Warden as Agent for Trustees to Receive Certain Minors; Minors from Ferris School Held Separate from More Hardened Criminals; Maintenance and Upkeep of Minors; Redelivery of Minors to the Trustees of the Ferris School for Boys:--(a) That it shall be lawful for the Warden of the New Castle County Workhouse, as agent for the Trustees of the Ferris School for Boys, to accept and receive into the New Castle County Workhouse any minor properly committed under authority of and pursuant to Chapter*, Laws of Delaware, 1947, the same being an amendment to Chapter 70 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935.

(b) That while any such minor is an inmate of the New Castle County Workhouse he shall be held separate and apart from the more hardened criminals, and the Trustees of the New Castle County Workhouse are directed to bill monthly the Trustees of the Ferris School for Boys for the maintenance and upkeep of all minors in the institution.

(c) That in all cases where a minor is released from the New Castle County Workhouse, he shall be redelivered to the Trustees of the Ferris School for Boys for parole or discharge, or further confinement in the Ferris School for Boys.

*so enrolled-201

Approved April 7, 1947.