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An Act to Repeal Section 1040 and to Amend Section 1042, Chapter XX, of the General Statutes, Entitled "Of the University of South Carolina."

December 24, 1886

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1886, Pages 602-603.

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 Section 1042, in Chapter XX, of the General Statutes, entitled "Of the University of South Carolina," be amended so as to read as follows:

"Section 1042. The tuition fees shall be forty dollars per annum, which fees shall be deposited in the State treasury and reported to the Legislature annually; and compensation for room rent, use of library and damages to property shall be regulated by the Board of Trustees, but shall not be less than ten dollars per annum: Provided, That no tuition fees shall be charged until after the expiration of the collegiate year 1886-7, and that all tuition fees in the law department be subject to the disposal of the Trustees for the payment of the salary of the Law Professor: Provided, further, That the Faculty of the said University may grant beneficiary scholarships, without the payment of any fees, to such competent and deserving youths of this State as may be unable to pay the same, and the Trustees of the said University shall prescribe such rules and regulations as may be proper to confine the enjoyment of this privilege to those whose necessities require it."

Sec. 2. That Section 1040 of the General Statutes be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

In the Senate House, the twenty-fourth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six.

William L. Mauldin, President of the Senate.
James Simons, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Approved: December 24th, A.D. 1886.
John P. Richardson, Governor.

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