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An Act to Amend Section 7 of an Act Entitled "An Act to Create a New School District Within Peoples Township, in Hampton County, to be Known as the Brunson Graded School District, and to Authorize the Levy and Collection of Local Tax Therein," Approved December 24th, 1887.

December 24, 1892

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1892, Pages 284-285.
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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 create a new school district within Peoples Township, of Brunson, in Hampton County, to be known as the Brunson's Graded School District, and to authorize the levy and collection of a local tax therein," approved December 24th, 1887, be amended by striking the word "two" on line three and inserting in lieu thereof the word "five," so that as amended said Section shall read as follows:

"Section 7. That the said school district is also hereby authorized and empowered to levy on all real and personal property returned in the said school district a local tax not exceeding five mills on the dollar in any one year to supplement the general tax for the support of schools by the persons and in the mode following, to wit: The said Board of Trustees, if they deem it expedient, shall, on or before the 15th day of January, 1888, and on or before the same day in each succeeding year, call a meeting in the said school district of all the legal voters living in the above named school district and returning real or personal property therein: Provided, That public notice of said meetings, specifying the time, place and object, shall be given at least ten days before said meeting by posting the same in three conspicuous places in the said school district, and by publishing the same at least twice in one of the newspapers having the largest circulation in the said school district. The persons answering the above designations when thus assembled shall appoint a Chairman and also a Secretary, adjourn from time to time, and decide what additional tax, if any, shall be levied. No tax thus levied shall be repealed at a subsequent meeting within the same fiscal year. The Chairman of the said meeting shall within one week thereafter notify the Chairman of said Board of Trustees and the County Auditor of Hampton County, respectively, of the amount of the tax thus levied, and the County Auditor shall at once assess such tax on all real and personal property returned in said school district, and the County Treasurer of said County shall collect such tax with the other taxes for the same year, and said tax shall be liable to like process and penalty as are State and County taxes."

Approved: December 24th, 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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