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Joint Resolution to Authorize the School Commissioners of Oconee County to Apportion the Income of the County School Fund Among the Several School Districts Therein in Proportion to the Number of Children of School Age Residing in Each District.

December 24, 1890

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1890, Pages 959-960.

Whereas the Board of Examiners of Oconee County has redistricted said County into a larger number of small School Districts, so that there can be only one white and one colored school in each District, and there is no record in the School Commissioner's office of the number of pupils attending the public schools in the new Districts by which he can apportion the school fund according to law;

Section 1. Be it resolved 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 School Commissioner of Oconee County is hereby authorized and required to apportion the income of the school fund for said County for the fiscal year 1890-91 amongst the new School Districts thereof in proportion to the number of children of the school age residing in each District, which number it shall be the duty of the School Trustees in the respective Districts to ascertain and report to the School Commissioner in time for him to make his usual annual apportionment; and if said Trustees shall fail to report the same in time, the School Commissioner shall ascertain the same from the best information advisable to him and make the apportionment therefrom.

Approved December 24th, A.D. 1890.

Benjamin R. Tillman, Governor.
Eugene B. Gary, President of the Senate and Lt. Governor.
Ira B. Jones, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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