2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 25. Trust funds and their management.
25.31 Benevolent fund.
25.31 Benevolent fund. The benevolent fund, amounting to the principal sum of $13,500, transferred to the state by chapter 636, laws of 1917, constitutes a separate trust fund and shall be conserved and applied as follows:
(1) First: The principal of said trust fund shall be held by the secretary of administration, and be invested and reinvested as provided in this chapter.
(2) Second: The income of said trust fund shall be used and expended exclusively for the benefit of girls committed to the Wisconsin School for Girls, or such other institutions as the state may hereafter establish and maintain for the care, custody and education of girls of the classes now or hereafter authorized by law to be committed to said institution, in providing healthful and instructive recreation and amusements, furnishing advance educational facilities for such of them as show special fitness therefor, providing needed medical or surgical care in exceptional cases, and other similar purposes; but no part of said income shall be used for defraying any of the ordinary expenses of any such institution.
(3) Third: The income shall be disbursed from the state treasury only upon warrants issued on certifications by the department of corrections upon the recommendation of the superintendent or other managing officer of such school or other institution.