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An Act to Regulate the Election of Trustees in Special School Districts in Barnwell County Where by Special Acts Said Trustees Have Been Heretofore Appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.

March 5, 1897

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1897, Page 622.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That wherever in special Acts relating to special school districts it has been heretofore provided by law that the Trustees or their successors of said school districts should be appointed by the State Superintendent of Education, whether said appointment depends upon a prior selection by stockholders in any corporation or otherwise, the Trustees in such districts, to the number now permitted or required by said special Acts, shall be elected by the qualified electors of the respective special school districts on the first Tuesday in July in the year 1897, and on the same day every two years thereafter.

SECTION 2. That such Trustees as may now properly be in office under the provisions of said special Acts by virtue of any other mode of selection than that herein provided shall hold office until the said first Tuesday in July, 1897, and until their successors are qualified after the election herein provided for, and no longer. That the provisions of this Act shall apply to Barnwell County only.

SECTION 3. That all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed.

Approved: March 5th, 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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