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SECTION 454
Treasurers of hospitals; powers and duties
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 4, TITLE 4
§ 454. Treasurers of hospitals; powers and duties. Subject to rules
and regulations of the commissioner, the treasurer of each hospital in
the department shall:

(a) receive and have the custody of all moneys and securities of the
hospital from whatever sources derived, except as otherwise provided by
law and keep an accurate record thereof and of all obligations of the
hospital;

(b) deposit in his name, as treasurer, in a bank approved by the state
comptroller, all such moneys and transmit each month to the comptroller,
and to the commissioner, a statement showing the amount received and
deposited, from whom and for what received and when such deposits were
made. Such statement of deposits shall be certified by the proper
officer of the bank receiving such deposits. The treasurer shall make an
affidavit to the effect that the sum so deposited is all the money
received by him from any source of hospital income to the date of the
last deposit appearing on such statement;

(c) pay out the money deposited for the proper uses of the hospital
upon the voucher of the steward or business manager. Where the treasurer
is a person other than the director, said voucher shall be countersigned
by the director;

(d) keep full and accurate account of all receipts and payments in the
manner and according to books and forms prescribed by the commissioner;

(e) balance all accounts on his books annually, for the preceding
fiscal year, and make a statement thereof and an abstract of the
receipts and payments for such year and transmit the same to the
commissioner on or before the following fifteenth day of August;

(f) render an account of the state of the books and of the funds and
property in his custody, whenever required by the commissioner; and,

(g) perform such other duties as the commissioner may require.