1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Correction
  4. Article 20: Local Correctional Facilities

Section 500-I County workhouses

Correction (COR)

The board of supervisors of any county may establish and maintain a workhouse for the confinement of persons convicted within the county of crimes and criminal offenses, the punishment for which is imprisonment in the county jail, and may provide for the imprisonment and employment therein of all persons sentenced thereto, and any court or judicial officer may sentence such person to such workhouse instead of to the county jail.