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disease, especially of the eyes and skin, which might be communicated to other inmates and specifying the physical and mental condition of the child, the presence of any indication of hereditary or other constitutional disease, and any deformity or abnormal condition found upon the examination to exist. No child shall be so admitted until such certificate shall have been furnished, which shall be filed with the commitment or other papers on record in the case, by the officers of the institution, who shall, on receiving such child, place it in strict quarantine thereafter from the other inmates, until discharged from such quarantine by such physician, who shall thereupon indorse upon the certificate the length of quarantine and the date of discharge therefrom.

§ 314. Monthly examination of inmates and reports. Such physician shall at least once a month thoroughly examine and inspect the entire institution, and report in writing, in such form as may be approved by the state board of health, to the board of managers or directors of the institution, and to the local board of the district or place where the institution is situated, its condition, especially as to its plumbing, sinks, water-closets, urinals, privies, dormitories, the physical condition of the children, the existence of any contagious or infectious disease, particularly of the eyes or skin, their food, clothing and cleanliness, and whether the officers of the institution have provided proper and sufficient nurses, orderlies, and other attendants of proper capacity to attend to such children, to secure to them due and proper care and attention as to their personal cleanliness and health, with such recommendations for the improvement thereof as he may deem proper. Such boards of health shall immediately investigate any complaint against the management of the institution or of the existence of anything therein dangerous to life or health, and, if proven to be well founded, shall cause the evil to be remedied without delay.

§ 315. Beds; ventilation. The beds in every dormitory in such institution shall be separated by a passageway of not less than two feet in width, and so arranged that under each the air

shall freely circulate and there shall be adequate ventilation of each bed, and such dormitory shall be furnished with such means of ventilation as the local board of health shall prescribe. In every dormitory six hundred cubic feet of air space shall be provided and allowed for each bed or occupant, and no more beds or occupants shall be permitted than are thus provided for, unless free and adequate means of ventilation exist approved by the local board of health, and a special permit in writing therefor be granted by such board, specifying the number of beds or cubic air space which shall, under special circumstances, be allowed, which permit shall be kept conspicuously posted in such dormitory. The physician of the institution shall immediately notify in writing the local board of health and the board of managers or directors of the institution of any violation of any provision of this section.

§ 316. Cadavers. The persons having lawful control and management of any hospital, prison, asylum, morgue or other receptacle for corpses not interred, and every undertaker or other person having in his lawful possession any such corpse for keeping or burial may deliver and he is required to deliver, under the conditions specified in this section, every such corpse in their or his possession, charge, custody or control, not placed therein by relatives or friends in the usual manner for keeping or burial, to the medical colleges and universities of the state authorized by law to confer the degree of doctor of medicine and to all other colleges or schools incorporated under the laws of the state for the purpose of teaching medicine, anatomy or surgery to those on whom the degree of doctor of medicine has been conferred, and to any university of the state having a medical preparatory or medical post-graduate course of instruction. No corpse shall be so delivered or received if desired for interment by relatives or friends within forty-eight hours after death, or if known to have relatives or friends without the assent of such relatives or friends; or of a person who shall have expressed a desire in his last illness that his body be interred, but the same shall be buried in the usual manner. If the remains of any person so delivered or received shall be subsequently claimed by any relative or friend, they shall be given up to such relative or friend for interment. Any person

claiming any corpse or remains for interment as provided in this section, may be required by the persons, college, school or university or officer or agent thereof, in whose possession, charge or custody the same may be, to present an affidavit stating that he is such relative or friend, and the facts and circumstances upon which the claim that he is such relative or friend is based, the expense of which affidavit shall be paid by the persons requiring it. If such person shall refuse to make such affidavit, such corpse or remains shall not be delivered to him but he shall forfeit his claim and right to the same. Any such medical college, school or university desiring to avail itself of the provisions of this section shall notify such persons having the control and management of the institutions and places heretofore specified, and such undertakers and other persons having any such corpse in their possession, custody or control in the county where such college, school or university is situated, and in any other county in the state in which no medical college, school or university is situated, or in which no such medical college, school or university desires to avail itself of the provisions of this section, of such desire, and thereafter all such persons shall notify the proper officers of such college, school or university whenever there is any corpse in their possession, custody or control, which may be delivered to a medical college, school or university under this section, and shall deliver the same to such college, school or university. If two or more medical colleges, schools or universities are entitled to receive corpses under the provisions of this act and shall have given notice as aforesaid, they shall receive the same in proportion to the number of matriculated students in each college, school or university who are pursuing courses of anatomy and surgery at the time of making the apportionment. The professors and teachers in every college, school or university receiving any corpse under this section shall dispose of the remains thereof, after they have served the purposes of medical science and study, in accordance with the regulations of the local board of health where the college, school or university is situated. Every person neglecting to comply with or violating any provision of this section, shall forfeit to the local board of health where such non-compliance or violation occurred, the sum of twenty-five dollars for every such non-compliance or

violation, to be sued for by the health officer of such place, and when recovered to be paid over, less the costs and expenses of the action, to such board for its use and benefit. (As amended by chapter 335 of the Laws of 1913.)

§ 317. Cadavers in certain counties. The governors, keepers, wardens, managers, or persons having lawful control and management of any hospital, prison, almshouse, asylum, morgue or other receptacle for corpses not interred, in the counties of Onondaga, Oswego, Madison and Cortland, and the warden of the Auburn state prison, in the county of Cayuga, and every undertaker or other person in the counties of Onondaga, Oswego, Madison and Cortland, having in his lawful possession any such corpses for keeping or burial, may deliver, and they are hereby required to deliver, under the conditions specified in this section, every such corpse in their or his possession, charge, custody or control, not placed therein by relatives or friends in the usual manner for keeping or burial, to the medical colleges or schools in said counties of Onondaga, Oswego, Madison and Cortland, authorized by law to confer either the degree of doctor of medicine, or the degree of doctor of dental surgery and to all other colleges or schools incorporated under the laws of the state in said counties for the purpose of teaching medicine, anatomy or surgery, and to any university in either of said counties having a medical preparatory course of instruction, and the professors and teachers in every such college, school or university may receive such corpses and use the same for the purposes of medical, anatomical or surgical science and study. No such corpse shall be so delivered if within forty-eight hours after death, it is desired for interment by relatives, or by friends, who will bear the expenses of its interment; nor shall a corpse be so delivered or received of any person known to have relatives, whose places of residence are also known, without the assent of such relatives; and such relatives shall be deemed to have assented thereto, unless they shall claim such corpse for the interment within twenty-four hours after being notified of the death of such person. If the remains of any person so delivered or received shall be subsequently claimed for interment by any relative or by any friend who will bear the expense

of such interment, they shall be given up to such relative or friend for interment. Any person claiming any corpse or remains for interment, as provided in this section, may be required by the persons, college, school, university or officer or agent thereof, in whose possession, charge or custody the same may be, to present an affidavit stating that he is such relative or friend, and the facts and circumstances upon which the claim that he is such relative or friend is based, and, if a friend, that he will bear the expense of such interment, the expense of which affidavit shall be paid by the person requiring it. If such person shall refuse to make such affidavit, such corpse or remains shall not be delivered to him, but he shall forfeit his claim and right to the same. Any such college, school or university in either of said counties desiring to avail itself of the provisions of this section shall notify said governors, keepers, wardens, managers, undertakers and other persons hereinbefore specified in the county where said college, school or university is situated, or in any of said adjoining counties, in which no such college, school or university is situated, of such desire, and thereafter it shall be obligatory upon such governors, keepers, wardens, managers, undertakers and other persons herein before specified, to immediately notify the proper officer or officers of said college, school or university, whenever there is any corpse in their possession, charge, custody or control, which may be delivered to a medical college, school or university under this section, and to deliver the same to such college, school or university. It shall be the duty of such governors, keepers, wardens, managers and persons having lawful control and management of the institutions herein before mentioned, after being duly notified by any college, school or university of its desire to avail itself of the provisions of this section, to keep, if requested so to do by such college, school or university, and if provided by such medical college, school or university with a suitable book for that purpose, a true and correct record of any and all corpses thereafter coming into their possession, charge, custody or control, and of the disposition made of the same, giving the name of such corpses, if known; the dates of death and burial, if known; the names and places of residence, if known, of the relatives of such corpses; the

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