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Youth Conservation Commission
Function: The Youth Conservation Commission was to provide and conduct a program looking toward the prevention of juvenile and youth delinquency and to provide and administer preventive and corrective training for persons committed to the commission.
The Youth Conservation Commission, established in 1947, was put under the jurisdiction of the Corrections Department as its Division of Youth Conservation in 1959 (Laws 1959 c263), and was abolished in 1973 (Laws 1973 c654).
The commission shall consist of six persons, including a deputy commissioner of corrections in control of and supervising the division of youth conservation, and five others, at least one of whom shall be a woman, appointed by the governor, with the consent of the senate.
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