Constitution of the State of Utah

Taken from the Utah Road to Statehood See also modifications


Section. 1. [Property of territory becomes property of state.] All Institutions and other property of the Territory, upon the adoption of this Constitution, shall become the Institutions and property of the State of Utah.

Sec. 2. [Charitable and penal institutions, how maintained.] Reformatory and Penal Institutions, and those for the benefit of the Insane, Blind, Deaf and Dumb, and such other institutions as the public good may require, shall be established and supported by the State in such manner, and under such boards of control as may be prescribed by law.

Sec. 3. [Seat of government and public institutions permanently located.] The Public Institutions of the State are hereby permanently located at the places hereinafter named, each to have the lands specifically granted to it by the United States, in the Act of Congress, approved July 16th, 1894, to be disposed of and used in such manner as the Legislature may provide:

First:--The Seat of Government and the State Fair at Salt Lake City, and the State Prison in the County of Salt Lake.

Second:--The Institutions for the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind, and the State Reform School at Ogden City, in the County of Weber. Third:--The State Insane Asylum at Provo City, in the County of Utah.

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