When erected, such juvenile detention homes shall be maintained at the expense of the counties wherein they are located. The board of county commissioners of the county wherein such juvenile detention home is located shall have supervisory control of such juvenile detention home and for that purpose such board of commissioners shall have power to make reasonable rules governing the conduct of such juvenile detention home.   

  History: Laws 1939, ch. 75, § 6; 1941 Comp., § 45-607; 1953 Comp., § 42-6-7; Laws 1976, ch. 42, § 4.