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An Act to Supply the Deficiency in the Appropriation for the Support and Maintenance of Free Common Schools for the Fiscal Year Ending October 31, 1871.

March 13, 1872

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1871-72, Pages 233-234.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) be, and the same is hereby appropriated to supply the deficiency in the appropriation for the support and maintenance of Free Common Schools for the fiscal year ending October 31, 1871.

Sec. 2. That each of the several Counties of the State shall be entitled to receive from said deficiency appropriation such a sum or money as is equal to the exact deficiency existing in the Free School Funds of said County, for the fiscal year ending October 31, 1871, and no more.

Sec. 3. That the State Superintendent of Education, upon his receipt of an official statement, signed by the County School Commissioner and County Treasurer of any County, and showing the deficiency existing in the Free School Funds of said County, for the fiscal year ending October 31, 1871, shall, if he approve said statement, issue an order in favor of the County Treasurer of the County aforesaid, payable from the appropriation made by Section 1 of this Act, for a sum of money equal to the deficiency shown by the aforesaid statement.

Sec. 4. That no part of the appropriation created by Section 1 of this Act shall be disbursed by the State Treasurer, except upon order of the State Superintendent of Education, nor shall the said appropriation, or any part thereof, be applied, appropriated or used for any other purpose than is specified by the terms of this Act.

Sec. 5. That this Act shall be deemed a Public Act, and shall take efiect immediately.

Alonzo J. Ransier, President of the Senate.
Franklin J. Moses, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Robert K. Scott, Governor.

Approved: March 13, 1872



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