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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Create the School District of Yorkville, in York County, and Enable it to Organize a System of Free Schools, to Levy a Tax in Support of the Same, and to Purchase and Hold Property," Approved Dec. 22d, 1888.

December 23, 1889

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1889, Pages 607-608.
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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 4 of said Act be amended by striking out the word "September," on the second line, and insert in lieu thereof "June," and on the third line strike out the words "31st day of October," and insert in lieu thereof "20th day of July," so as to make that part of the Section read as follows:

"Section 4. The Board of Trustees created pursuant to the third Section of this Act shall, between the 1st day of June and the 20th day of July in each year, call together, in annual school meeting, the voters resident in said school district, at which meeting the Trustees shall submit a full report of their transactions for the previous school year and their estimates of expenditures necessary for the ensuing school year. And on the day of said meeting, or at some day subsequent to the time appointed for said meeting, (in case the same for any reason should not be held,) three managers, appointed by said Trustees, shall open a poll at the Court House in Yorkville, in said district, not later than twelve o'clock M., and to be kept open until five o'clock P. M., at which election the qualified voters of said district shall vote for or against the assessment and levy of such local tax upon all taxable property within said school district as the Trustees may have recommended for the school year commencing 1st day of November following, which shall not exceed the sum of two mills on the dollar in any one year. And it shall be the duty of the chairman and Secretary of the Board of Trustees to certify to the amount so voted or recommended to the County Auditor of York County, who shall forthwith assess the same for collection, and deliver his warrant to the Treasurer of said County for collection at the time other taxes are collected: Provided, That any tax voted to be levied at the first election herein provided for, under Section 2 of this Act, shall be certified by the County School Commissioner to the Auditor of York County, whose duty it shall be to assess the same upon all taxable property in said school district for immediate collection, and he shall deliver his warrant to the Treasurer to collect the same within thirty days from the date of the delivery, and subject to the usual penalties prescribed by law against taxpayers making default in payment."

Approved December 23d, A.D. 1889.

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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