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An Act to Require All School Claims and Claims for Teachers to be Sworn To.

May 31, 1877

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1877 Special, 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 from and after the passage of this Act, the correctness and legality of all claims for services rendered in teaching in any of the schools of this State which are supported wholly or in part by the State, and all claims of every description whatsoever which are chargeable against the fund raised for the support of the free schools of the State, shall be sworn to by the person presenting said claim before it shall be approved by the person or persons authorized by law to give such approval.

SEC. 2. That all school trustees are hereby invested with the power, and required, free of charge, to administer oaths to persons presenting the claims contemplated by this Act as fully, to all intents and purposes, as are all other persons who by the laws of this State are qualified to administer oaths.

W. D. Simpson, President of the Senate.
William H. Wallace, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Wade Hampton, III, Governor.

Approved: May 31, 1877

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