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An Act to Amend Section Three, Chapter Three Hundred and Ninety-Nine, Laws of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-One, Relating to Qualifications and Duties of the Superintendent of the North Carolina School for the Deaf and Dumb.

1893 Public Laws: Chapter 131

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Page 102.
Click Here to view the March 7, 1891 Act, as described and amended in Section 1 below.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That section third (3) of chapter three hundred and ninety-nine (399), laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-one (1891), be amended to read as follows:

"The board of directors shall organize by appointing one of their number president and three an executive committee, who shall hold for two years; they shall elect a superintendent, who shall be ex officio secretary of the board and whose term of office shall be three years, and such other officers, teachers and agents as shall be deemed necessary. The compensation for officers, teachers and agents shall be fixed by the board and shall not be increased or reduced during their term of service. The superintendent shall be a teacher of knowledge, skill and ability in his profession and experience in the management and instruction of mutes. He shall possess good executive ability and shall be the chief executive officer of the institution. He shall devote his whole time to the supervision of the institution, and shall see that the pupils are properly instructed in the branches of learning and industrial pursuits as provided for in this Act and under the supervision of the board."

Sec. 2. The board shall elect all teachers and subordinate officers by and with the consent and recommendation of the superintendent.

Sec. 3. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 15th day of February, A.D. 1893.

Elias Carr, Governor
Rufus A. Doughton, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Lee S. Overman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1893.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the fore-
going are true copies of the original public acts and resolutions on
file in this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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