(65 ILCS 5/11-4-12) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-4-12)
    Sec. 11-4-12. The inspectors of any such house of correction may establish in connection with the house of correction a department thereof, to be called a house of shelter, for the more complete reformation and education of females. The inspectors shall adopt rules and regulations by which any female convict may be imprisoned in one or more separate apartments of the house of correction, or of the department thereof called the house of shelter. The superintendent of the house of correction shall appoint, by and with the advice of the board of inspectors, a matron and other teachers and employees for the house of shelter, whose compensation shall be fixed and provided for as in this Division 4 provided for the officers and other employees of the house of correction.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)