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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 December 22nd, 1888, and the Act Amendatory Thereto, Approved December 23rd, A.D. 1889, Relating to the Election of Trustees and Their Duties.

March 2, 1897

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1897, Pages 648-649.
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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That Section three of 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 22d December, 1888, be, and the same is hereby, stricken out, and in lieu thereof insert the following to be known as Section 3, to wit:

"Section 3. That the present Board of Trustees shall continue in office until their successors are elected and qualified; that at the next regular municipal election for Yorkville the qualified electors thereof shall elect eight discreet persons, residents of Yorkville, as a Board of Trustees, two of whom shall serve for four, two for three, two for two years and two for one year, respectively, and the terms of office of the persons so elected shall by them be determined by lot at their first meeting; and at each succeeding annual municipal election two members of said Board shall be elected for the term of four years. That the Board so elected shall immediately organize by electing one of their number Chairman and one Secretary, and so constituted shall be known as the Board of Trustees of the Yorkville School I)istrict.”

Approved: March 2nd, A.D. 1897.

William H. Ellerbee, Governor.
Miles B. McSweeney, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Frank Boyd Gary, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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