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An Act to Alter the Constitution of North Carolina in Relation to the University.

1872-73 Public Laws: Chapter LXXXVI

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1872-73 - Page 116.

Whereas, At the session of the last General Assembly, begun and held at Raleigh on the third Monday of November, in the year of onr Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, a bill entitled, "A bill to alter the Constitution of North Carolina," was read three times in each House of said General Assembly and agreed to by three-fifths of the whole number of members of each House respectively: and whereas, the bill so agreed to has been duly duly published six months previous to the election of the members of this present General Assembly, as required by section two, article thirteen, of the Constitution, and it is the intention of this bill to agree to the following alterations proposed by the last General Assembly in the bill aforesaid:

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, (two-thirds of the whole representation in each House of the General Assembly concurring.) That the Constitution of this State be altered as follows, to-wit:

Strike out section five of the ninth article, and in lieu thereof insert the following:

"The General Assembly shall have power to provide for the election of trustees of the University of North Carolina, in whom, when chosen, shall be vested all the privileges, rights, franchises and endowments heretofore in anywise granted to or conferred upon the trustees of said University; and the General Assembly may make such provisions, laws and regulations, from time to time, as may be necessary and expedient for the maintenance and management of said University."

Strike out sections thirteen, fourteen and fifteen of the ninth article, relating to tlie University of North Carolina.

Ratified the 24th day of February, 1873.

Tod R. Caldwell, Governor
James L. Robinson, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Charles H. Brogden, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, March 19th, 1873.

I, William H. Howerton, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

William H. Howerton,
Secretary of State.

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