Public Institutions

Section. 1.  Institutions for insane, blind, deaf and dumb to be fostered and supported by state.  Institutions for the benefit of the Insane, Blind and Deaf and Dumb, and such other benevolent institutions as the public good may require, shall be fostered and supported by the State, subject to such regulations as may be prescribed by law.

Sec: 2.  State prison: Establishment and maintenance; juvenile offenders.  A State Prison shall be established and maintained in such manner as may be prescribed by law, and provision may be made by law for the establishment and maintenance of a House of Refuge for Juvenile Offenders.

Sec: 3.  County public welfare.  [Repealed in 1937.]

[Sec. 3 of the original constitution was repealed by vote of the people at a special election held March 17, 1937. See: Statutes of Nevada 1937, pp. 19, 50. The original section read: “The respective counties of the State shall provide as may be prescribed by law, for those inhabitants who, by reason of age and infirmity or misfortunes, may have claim upon the sympathy and aid of Society.”]