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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Establish Two New School Districts in a Portion of No. 11 and No. 2 Townships and in No. 11 Township in the County of Newberry, and to Authorize the Levy and Collection of a School Tax Therein," Approved December 22nd, 1888, by Adding Thereto Another Section to be Known as Section 13.

December 22, 1892

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1892, Pages 317-318.
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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 establish two new school districts in a portion of No. 11 and No. 2 and in No. 11 Townships in the County of Newberry, and to authorize the levy and collection of a school tax therein," approved December 22nd, 1888, be, and the same is hereby, amended by adding thereto another Section to be known as Section 13, as follows:

"Section 13. That in case the Board of School Trustees of any district created under the provisions of this Act cannot obtain otherwise suitable sites for the locations of school houses, then the Board of Trustees of such district is hereby authorized to condemn a lot of land for the location of both white and colored schools, if the same be necessary, neither lot to exceed in area one acre: Provided, That the owner or owners of such lot or lots of land thereby condemned shall receive a just compensation therefor, to be paid out of the funds of the school district, the amount of said compensation to be determined by three freeholders of the school district, the first of whom shall be selected by the Board of Trustees of the school district, the second by the owner or owners of the lot or lots of land condemned, and the third by the two already selected: Provided, That the owner or owners of such land shall have the right of appeal, as provided by law, in cases of condemnation of lands for public purposes."

Approved: December 22nd, A.D. 1892.

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



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