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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.
1 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.]