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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Authorize the Levy and Collection of a Special Tax in School District Number One of Kershaw County, for the Purpose of Maintaining One or More Graded Schools in Said District."

December 19, 1887

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1887, Pages 1046-1047.
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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 an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the levy and collection of a special tax in School District Number One of Kershaw County, for the purpose of maintaining one or more graded schools in said District," approved February 20th, 1880, be amended by striking out the words and figures one and one-half (1-1/2) in the seventeenth (17) line of Section 2 of said Act and substituting in lieu thereof the words and figures three (3), so that the said Section shall read as follows:

"Section 2. That the persons entitled to vote in said meeting shall have the power, first, to appoint a Chairman and Secretary; second, to adjourn from time to time; third, to levy on all real and personal property returned in said District a tax not exceeding three (3) mills on the dollar, if by a vote of a majority of two-thirds of the citizens assembled at such meeting it shall be deemed expedient to levy said tax in addition to the amount of the Constitutional school tax apportioned to the use of the schools in said District. Only those persons shall vote at such meeting who are citizens of the State and return real or personal property for taxation in said District, and no tax thus levied shall be repealed at any subsequent meeting.

In the Senate House, the seventeenth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven.

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

Approved: December 19th, A.D. 1887.
John P. Richardson, Governor.

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