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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XVII PUBLIC WELFARE
  • CHAPTER 120 DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES AND MASSACHUSETTS TRAINING SCHOOLS

Section 1 - Corporate status of department of youth services; holding and investing trust funds

Section 2 - Management, government and care of industrial schools; employment of expert personnel by director

Section 2A - Repealed, 1969, 838, Sec. 29

Section 3 - Appointment of superintendents, chaplains and physicians

Section 4 - Rules and regulations; by-laws

Section 4A - Repealed, 1969, 838, Sec. 32

Section 5 - Examination and study of children committed; re-examinations; records; discharge

Section 6 - Liberty under supervision; confinement; reconfinement; revocation or modification of order; discharge

Section 6A - Correction of socially harmful tendencies

Section 7 - Powers and duties of superintendent

Section 8 - Bond and accounts of superintendents; accounting to commissioner of youth services

Section 9 - Rogers fund

Section 10 - Use of public or private facilities, institutions and agencies; control; acceptance and control of delinquent children; inspection; effect of placement of person in or release from institution or control by department

Section 10A - Repealed, 1949, 593, Sec. 2

Section 11 - Places for detention and diagnosis; treatment and training facilities; facilities to aid persons given conditional releases; forest or farm school camps

Section 12 - Release under supervision; placement into families or homes

Section 13 - Escape; breach of parole; arrest; detention

Section 13A - Compensation for property damage caused by inmates; notice of damage; claim; filing

Section 14 - Applications for new commitments for mentally ill, developmentally disabled or sexually dangerous persons

Section 15 - Transfers from Massachusetts reformatory and reformatory for women

Section 16 - Discharge

Section 17 - Control beyond age limit; persons physically dangerous to public

Section 18 - Notice of application for review of order; hearing; appointment of counsel; court order

Section 19 - Continued control; later discharge; transfer to appropriate institutions

Section 20 - Repealed, 1996, 200, Sec. 22

Section 21 - Effect of commitment on application for public service; discharge; restoration of civil rights; records; inspection; consent; evidence in other proceedings

Section 22 - Inquiry into effectiveness of treatment methods; information; annual report; contents

Section 23 - Power of department to act as guardian of children

Section 23A - Disposition of unclaimed money held for former ward; records

Section 24 - Expenditure of gifts

Section 25 - Children committed by United States courts

Section 26 - Escape; attempted escape; aiding or assisting