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appropriate state institution, any inmate whose welfare the board, after proper study and examination of her case, shall decide may be best cared for at such other institution. Whenever any inmate of said institution shall be, in the judgment of the board of directors, in need of special medical attention, such inmate may be transferred to a hospital or other appropriate state institution, subject to return upon requisition of the board of directors. The board of directors may transfer to the Connecticut hospital for the insane any inmate of said institution who may be insane, but no inmate of said institution shall be transferred except upon the written certificate of two competent physicians not connected with the institution to the effect that such inmate has become insane, and any inmate de clared to be insane shall have a right of appeal to the superior court for the county in which said institution is located from said order of transfer. Upon the written certification of the superintendent of the Connecticut hospital for the insane that an inmate transferred has become cured of her insanity, the directors shall, by requisition, require the return of such inmate to said institution.
Sec. 14. If it shall appear to said board of directors, acting as a board of parole and discharge, that any inmate on parole, although not having yet reached her maximum term, has maintained a satisfactory parole record, and will continue to lead an orderly life if discharged, said board, by unanimous vote of all the members present at any stated meeting thereof, may discharge such inmate from said institution.
Sec. 15. If any woman committed to said institution is, at the time of her commitment, the mother of a child under one year of age, such woman may retain such child in said institution until it attains the age of two years, when it must be removed therefrom. The board of directors may cause such child to be placed in an asy. lum for the children in this state and pay for the care and maintenance of such child therein at the rate fixed by law until the mother of such child shall be discharged, or may commit such child to the care and custody of some relative or proper person willing to assume such care and pay for such child at the same rate if deemed necessary. Any child of a woman committed to said institution who is over one year of age at the time of its mother's commitment, and which might otherwise be left without proper care or guardianship, shall be committed by the trial court, upon the same terms as to payment as herein provided, to each asylum for children as may be provided by law in this state for such purpose, or to the care and custody of some relative or proper person willing to assume such care. If a child shall be born to any woman while an inmate of said institution, such child may be retained in said institution until it shall be two years of age, when it must be removed therefrom. The board of directors may cause such child to be placed in an asylum for children in this state and pay for the care and maintenance of such child therein at the rate fixed by law until the mother of such child shall have been discharged, or may commit such child to the care and custody of some relative or proper person willing to assume such care, and pay for such child at the same rate if deemed necessary.
Sec. 16. The state board of charities shall have, with reference to said institution, the same authority that is conferred upon said board by sections 2858 and 2862 of the general statutes with reference to the state prison as amended by chapter 94 of the public acts of 1913.
Sec. 17. The bodies of inmates who die in said institution may, if unclaimed for a period of twenty-four hours, be at the disposal of the professors of anatomy and surgery in the medical school of Yale
University, to be used for the purpose of advancing medical science in this state, and shall be subject to their order.
Sec. 18. The board of directors in making rules and regulations for the government of said institution, shall make provision for a system of general and vocational instruction, including useful trades and domestic science, and for proper recreation facilities.
Sec. 19. This act shall take effect from its passage, except such provisions as provide for the commitment, custody and treatment of inmates which shall take effect upon the issuance of the proclamation by the governor as provided in section four.