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An Act to Permit the County Board of Examiners for Lexington to Use Unexpended School Funds for the Purpose of Redistricting the County, and Providing Certain Regulations in Regard to the New Districts.

December 22, 1888

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1888, Pages 193-194.

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 the County Board of Examiners of Lexington County be, and they are hereby, authorized to draw their warrants upon the County Treasurer for any unexpended balance of school funds which may at any time be in his bands for the purpose of paying the expenses of having the County of Lexington surveyed into such school districts as the said board shall decide most advantageous to the interests of the public schools and for making a map of the survey. And the County Treasurer is hereby directed to pay the said warrants out of any unexpended school funds in his hands at the time they are presented.

Sec. 2. That the trustees of each district shall locate in the same not more than two schools, one for white and one for colored children: Provided, That whenever, in the opinion of the trustees, it is best for their interest, schools for the colored children may be located in any place most convenient to these children, and the pupils transferred from one district to another.

Sec. 3. That all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act, and all Acts creating special school districts in Lexington County, and giving them special powers and privileges, be, and the same are hereby, repealed.

Approved December 22d, A.D. 1888.

John P. Richardson, Governor.
William L. Mauldin, President of the Senate and Lt. Governor.
James Simons, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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