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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Provide for the Establishment of a New School District in Richland County, and to Authorize the Levy and Collection of a Local Tax Therein," Approved December 24th, 1880.

December 23, 1893

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1893, Pages 681-682.
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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 5 of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a new school district in Richland County and to authorize the levy and collection of a local tax therein," approved December 24th, 1880, be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking out the word "Clerk," on the seventh line thereof, and inserting the word "Secretary."

Sec. 2. That Section 6 and 7 of said Act be stricken out, and the following inserted, to be known as Section 6 and Section 7:

"Section 6. All moneys received or held by the County Treasurer of Richland County for the account of the School District of the City of Columbia shall be protected by the official bond of the said County Treasurer as public money. And it shall be the duty of the said County Treasurer to report monthly, on the fifteenth day of each month, to the Board of School Commissioners of the School District of the City of Columbia the amount of all collections, specifying the source from which said collections are received, and the various disbursements made by him upon the warrants of said Board during the preceding month, and it shall be a misdemeanor on the part of the said County Treasurer to neglect, fail or refuse to make such report, and on conviction thereof he shall pay a fine of five hundred dollars, the same to be used for school purposes in Richland County. The said County Treasurer shall receive such compensation for his services as tne said Board of School Commissioners may determine.

"Section 7. The funds held and received by the said County Treasurer for account of the School District of the City of Columbia from the Constitutional school tax, poll tax, special tax, and from all other sources, shall be paid out only on the warrant of the said Board of School Commissioners, said warrants to be signed by the Chairman of the said Board and attested by the Secretary; the said amounts so drawn by warrant, together with all other funds received from other sources by said Board, shall be deposited in a bank in the city of Columbia, to be selected by said Board, and disbursed by the order of said Board by checks signed by its Chairman and attested by its Secretary. The Secretary of the said Board shall keep an account of all funds received and disbursed as aforesaid under such rules and regulations as the said Board shall prescribe."

Approved: December 23rd, A.D. 1893.

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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