§16-4-29. Detention and treatment.
There shall be accepted and received into the custody of the
state department of health at such place or places provided for
in the next preceding section, persons found upon investigation
and examination to be suffering from venereal diseases as defined
in section one of this article, for the purpose of detention and
necessary medical attention and treatment thereat or therein,
until found to be and pronounced cured of the venereal disease or
diseases from which they are suffering.