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An Act to Establish Two New School Districts in the County of Fairfield, and to Authorize the Levy and Collection of a Special Tax Therein.

December 23, 1879

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1879, Pages 44-45.

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 for the purpose of maintaining a graded public school in township number thirteen in the County of Fairfield, the County Board of Examiners of said County be, and they are hereby, authorized and required to lay off a separate school district in the said township, having the Monticello Academy as a center, and embracing an area not exceeding five miles square.

SEC. 2. That township number one in the said County is hereby constituted a school district.

SEC. 3. That said districts shall have such names respectively as the County Board of Examiners of Fairfield may select; and shall be bodies politic and corporate, with such government, rights, privileges and liabilities as are enumerated in an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the establishment of a new school district in the County of Fairfield and to authorize the levy and collection of a special school tax therein,” approved 23 December, 1878, and shall be subject to all the provisions therein contained.

SEC. 4. For convenience in assessing the tax herein provided for, the County Commissioners of Fairfield County are hereby authorized and required to lay off a new township, to be known as township number fifteen, and to be coterminous in extent with the school district provided for in Section 1 of this Act; the assessment for the scholastic year beginning on the 1st November, 1879, to be made by the County Auditor immediately after he shall have been notified, as provided, of the amount of the tax levied.

SEC. 5. That all Acts and parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed. That this Act shall take effect from its passage.

Thos. B. Jeter, President Pro Tem. of the Senate.
John C. Sheppard, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
William D. Simpson, Governor.

Approved: December 23, 1879

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