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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Establish a New School District in Georgetown County, and to Authorize the Levy and Collection of a Local Tax Therein," Approved December 24th, 1885.

December 24, 1887

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1887, Pages 1025-1026.
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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 Section 7 of an Act entitled "An Act to establish a new School District in Georgetown County, and to authorize the levy and collection of a local tax therein," approved December 24th, 1885, be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking out all after the words "shall be" on the third line of said Section down to and including the word "Commissioner" on the sixth line thereof, and substituting in lieu thereof the following: "deposited by the County Treasurer in the usual place of deposit of County funds to the credit of the Trustees of said School Districts, and shall be disbursed directly by said Trustees in such manner and amounts as they may deem necessary for the interests of said Districts; and it shall not be necessary for any warrant, check or order drawn by the Trustees against said fund to be approved or countersigned by the School Commissioner of said County." So that said Section, as amended, shall read as follows:

"Section 7. That the money collected from said tax and the Constitutional poll and two mill tax to which the District is entitled under the general provisions of the law shall be deposited by the County Treasurer in the usual place of deposit for County funds to the credit of the Trustees of said School District, and shall be disbursed directly by the said Trustees in such manner and amounts as they may deem necessary for the interests of said District; and it shall not be necessary for any warrant, check or order drawn by the Trustees against said fund to be approved or countersigned by the School Commissioner of said County. The said Treasurer shall be liable to said School District for the non-performance of his duty in respect to said money in the same manner and to the same extent and under like penalties as for non-performance of his duties in reference to State and County taxes, and the Trustees shall file at the end of each fiscal year in the office of the County Auditor a verified and detailed account of their receipts and disbursements: Provided, That the said Trustees shall give bond in the penal sum of $5,000, said bond to be approved by the County Commissioners of Georgetown."

Sec. 2. That this Act shall go into effect immediately after its approval.

In the Senate House, the twenty-fourth 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 24th, A.D. 1887.
John P. Richardson, Governor.



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