1943 session laws – Ch. 381 Sec. 9

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CHAPTER 381 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INSTITUTION FOR THE CARE OF DELINQUENT NEGRO GIRLS IN NORTH CAROLINA. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

The board of directors shall have power and they are hereby authorized, shall it be deemed necessary, to enter into a contract with the Office of the United States Attorney General or such necessary Federal agency, to keep, restrain, control, care, and train any negro girl under the age of sixteen years, being a citizen of the State of North Carolina, who may come within the jurisdiction of the several Federal courts and who may fall within the classification hereinbefore set forth. Any such contract made under the authority and provisions of this Act shall be for a period of not more than two years, and shall provide payments by the Office of the United States Attorney General or such necessary Federal agency to the institution for the care of any persons coming within the provisions of this Act, which shall be not less than the current estimated cost per capita at the time of the execution of the contract, and all such financial provisions of any contract shall first, before the execution of said contract, have the approval of the Budget Bureau of North Carolina. Any payments received under the contract authorized by this Act shall be deposited in the State Treasury for the use and maintenance of the institution with which any such contract is made. Such payments are hereby appropriated to said institution as a supplementary fund to compensate the institution for the additional care and maintenance of such persons as are received under the provisions of this Act.

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