TUBERCULOSIS AND HOSPITAL SANATORIUMS (EXCERPT)
Act 177 of 1925
332.153 Board of trustees; members, terms, officers, powers and duties, disbursement for construction.
A board of trustees for the management of any sanatorium created hereunder shall be appointed by the board of supervisors of the county in which such sanatorium is to be constructed. Said trustees shall be residents and taxpayers of the county. In the first instance, 1 of such trustees shall serve for a period of 1 year from and after the first day of January following his appointment. One shall serve for a period of 2 years and the third for a period of 3 years. Thereafter, each trustee shall hold office for a period of 3 years, beginning on the first day of January next ensuing and until a successor is appointed and qualifies. Each such trustee shall file his acceptance of office with the county clerk and shall also take and file with said clerk the constitutional oath of office. It shall be the duty of said board of trustees to cooperate and advise with the state health commissioner and with the board of supervisors of the county, or with any committee selected thereby, in the erection and equipment of the sanatorium. As soon as such sanatorium is completed and equipped the management and control thereof shall vest in said board of trustees, subject to the provisions of this act. Money for the construction of the sanatorium and for the purchase and installation of equipment shall be paid out by the county treasurer on the order of said board of trustees, countersigned by the chairman and clerk of the board of supervisors, or by any committee of said board selected by the board for that purpose. Said board of trustees may organize by the election of a president, a secretary and a treasurer and may adopt rules and regulations governing its procedure.
History: 1925, Act 177, Eff. Aug. 27, 1925
CL 1929, 7046
CL 1948, 332.153
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