Administration of State Institutions
§ 40-2-23 Annual report to general
(a) The director shall make an annual report to the general assembly during the
month of January, setting forth:
(1) The condition and needs of the several institutions under
his or her control, the number of inmates in each institution, and an abstract
of all reports received from officers incident to the performance of their
(2) A complete financial statement of the several
institutions together with estimates of the amounts required for the ensuing
year, for salaries and pay, for construction and repairs, and for all other
expenses of maintenance.
(3) Such information and recommendations as to the director
may seem proper for the efficient administration and development of the several
institutions, and for promoting the physical, mental, and moral welfare of the
inmates thereof, and for measures whereby the number of prospective inmates may
be decreased and the number of past inmates kept from returning may be
increased, and for any additional legislation needed for these purposes.
(4) Such other information or recommendations as may be
requested by the governor or by the general assembly.
(b) The annual report shall be made a matter of public record.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1917, ch. 1470, art. 1, § 21; P.L. 1922, ch. 2230, § 12; G.L.
1923, ch. 413, art. 1, § 21; G.L. 1938, ch. 50, § 10; G.L. 1956,
§ 40-2-30; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970.)