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An Act to Amend Paragraph One of Section Nine Hundred and Ninety-Seven of the General Statutes, Relating to Meetings of the State Board of Examiners.

December 20, 1890

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1890, Page 721.

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 Paragraph one of Section nine hundred and ninety-seven of the General Statutes, as amended by an Act approved December 24th, 1888, be amended by striking out the proviso thereof, so that when so amended the said Paragraph one of Section nine hundred and ninety-seven shall read as follows:

"Section 997. The State Boards of Examiners shall, during the months of April and October of each year, and at such other times as may be necessary, examine all persons who may make application as to their qualification for teaching school in this State; and to every person of good moral character who passes a satisfactory examination the Board shall issue a certificate of qualification, to be signed by its Chairman, which certificate shall authorize the person to whom it is given to teach in any of the free public schools of this State in which his or her services may be desired by the Trustees of the school in which he or she may make application to teach without further evidence of qualification. Said certificate shall be valid for the term of two years, unless sooner revoked, and it may be renewed with or without examination at the discretion of the State Board of Examiners. Notice of the meetings provided for in this Section shall be given in at least two daily newspapers published in this State."

Approved December 20th, A.D. 1890.

Benjamin R. Tillman, Governor.
Eugene B. Gary, President of the Senate and Lt. Governor.
John L.M. Irby, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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