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An Act to Amend Chapter One Hundred and Ninety-Two of the Laws of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-Three, Relative to the Graded Schools of Wilson Township, in Wilson County, North Carolina.

1895 Public Laws: Chapter 216

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1895 - Pages 291-292.
Click Here to view the original Act of February 27, 1883, as amended in Section 1 below.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That section three, of the laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, chapter one hundred and ninety-two, be amended by striking out all in said section after the word "same", at the end of line two thereof, and adding thereto:

"And such rate as the board of trustees of said schools shall request, in writing, shall be levied and collected in the same manner as provided by law for the levying and collecting state and county taxes. The sheriff of Wilson County shall collect the same, and shall keep said funds separate and apart from all other moneys, and pay over the same to the treasurer of the Wilson Graded Schools, in four equal installments, on the first days of December, February, April and June, next after the collection thereof, under the same liabilities as are provided by law for the collection and paying over of the county school taxes: Provided, that the special tax so levied shall not be less than one-fifth of one per centum on property, and sixty cents on the poll, nor more than one-third of one per centum on property, and one dollar on the poll."

Sec. 2. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 11th day of March, A.D. 1895.

Elias Carr, Governor
Rufus A. Doughton, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Zebulon Vance Walser, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 23rd, 1895.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the
foregoing (manuscript) are true copies of the original acts and
resolutions on file in this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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