ARTICLE 9. State Institutions

Section 1. Deaf, mute, blind, and the insane

Section 1. It shall be the duty of the General Assembly to provide, by law, for the support of institutions for the education of the deaf, the mute, and the blind; and, for the treatment of the insane.

(History: As amended November 6, 1984).

Section 2. Juvenile offenders

Section 2. The General Assembly shall provide institutions for the correction and reformation of juvenile offenders.

(History: As Amended November 6, 1984).

Section 3. County farms

Section 3. The counties may provide farms, as an asylum for those persons who, by reason of age, infirmity, or other misfortune, have claims upon the sympathies and aid of society.

(History: As Amended November 6, 1984).

Updated: 25 Februrary 1999
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