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Session Laws, 1935
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HARRY W. NICE, GOVERNOR. 1223

Any person or persons and any officer or representative
of an institution, agency or society which assumes or ex-
ercises the care, custody or control of minor children in
violation of this section shall be deemed guilty of a mis-
demeanor and, upon conviction, shall be subject to a fine
not to exceed $100 or imprisonment not to exceed three
months.

8C. The Board may, with the approval of the Gover-
nor, designate existing agencies or organizations within
the State as its agents as may in its discretion be desirable
or necessary for the purpose of this Act. In the selection
of agencies or organizations for the care of children, the
Board shall use only such as shall comply with proper
standards for the physical, educational and moral life of
the child. Children shall be placed in institutions or homes
of the same religious faith as that of the child if there be
such institution or home with proper standards.

8D. The Board of State Aid and Charities, shall be
empowered to create in each county a County Welfare
Board to be known as such with the name of the county
prefixed thereto, which Board shall be an administrative
department of the local government. Such Boards when
created shall have authority to administer public assist-
ance and general outdoor relief and service to families and
individuals in need, including the administration of relief
under the mothers' assistance law, the administration of
old age pension relief, the administration of relief to the
blind and other handicapped and needy, and the care of
neglected, dependent, and delinquent children, which care
shall include the rendering of probation service to juvenile
courts or other courts having jurisdiction over minors.

8E. Each County Board shall consist of seven persons,
one of whom shall be a County Commissioner of the county
in which such Board is to function. Said County Commis-
sioner shall be an ex-officio member of the Board, and
each year the Board of County Commissioners shall desig-
nate which of its members shall so serve. All members
of the County Boards shall serve without pay.

The members of each County Board, aside from the
County Commissioner serving thereon, shall serve for three
years and be eligible for reappointment. With the estab-
lishment of said Board, two persons shall be appointed to
serve for one year, two persons shall be appointed to
serve for two years, and two persons shall be appointed to

 

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