OFFICERS TO MAKE ANNUAL REPORTS TO SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH
                 Act of Feb. 27, 1847, P.L. 172, No. 131              Cl. 72
                                  AN ACT

     Requiring the inspectors of prisons, sheriffs, prothonotaries
        and clerks of criminal courts and others, to make annual
        returns to the secretary of the commonwealth, and for other
        purposes.

        WHEREAS, It is desirable to obtain accurate information
     relative to the condition and expenses of the penitentiaries and
     prisons of this commonwealth, and the costs of supporting the
     criminal courts thereof; therefore,

        Section 1.  Duties of trustees, sheriffs, and jailers
     (Repealed Dec. 14, 1992, P.L.887, No.142)
        Section 3.  Annual statement as to support of jails and
     criminal courts
        It shall be the duty of the commissioners of each and every
     county of this Commonwealth to transmit to the secretary
     thereof, on or before the first day of February in each and
     every year, a full statement in detail of the moneys paid out of
     the treasury of their respective counties, for the support of
     any penitentiary or jail, and of the criminal courts of their
     respective counties during the year, ending on the thirty-first
     day of the previous December, designating the amount paid to
     grand jurors, petit jurors, witnesses, officers and other
     persons; the number and amount of forfeited recognizances; the
     number sued out, and the amount received therefrom.  1847, Feb.
     27, P.L. 172, Sec. 3.
        Section 4.  Reports to Secretary of Commonwealth
        It shall be the duty of the Treasurer of this Commonwealth to
     communicate to the Secretary thereof, on or before the first day
     of February in each and every year, the amount paid out of the
     State Treasury towards the support of any jails or
     penitentiaries of this Commonwealth for the year ending on the
     thirty-first day of the previous december, designating the
     penitentiaries and jails to which money was so paid. 1847, Feb.
     27, P.L. 172, Sec. 4.