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An Act to Amend Section 1008 of the General Statutes of the State, so as to Provide Compensation for Dividing Counties into New School Districts.

December 20, 1892

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1892, Pages 109-110.

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 after the word "it" in fourth line in Section 1008 and before the word "every" in said line there shall be inserted the words following: And they are authorized and empowered to make contracts for dividing off new school districts, and payment therefor shall be made out of the school fund of the school district or districts from which new school districts are formed. So that said Section when amended shall read:

"Section 1008. Each County Board of Examiners shall divide their County into convenient school districts for all purposes connected with the general interest of education and redistrict the same whenever in their judgment the general good requires it. And they are authorized and empowered to make contracts for dividing off new school districts, and payment therefor shall be made out of the school fund of the district or districts from which new school districts are formed. Every school district organized in pursuance of this Chapter shall be a body politic and corporate by the name and style of School District No._____, (such number as may be designated by the County Board of Examiners,) of ________ County, (the name of the County in which the district is situated,) the State of South Carolina, and in that name may sue and may be sued, and be capable of contracting and being contracted with to the extent of the funds in their possession, and holding such real and personal estate as it may come into possession of by will or otherwise, or as is authorized to be purchased by the provisions of this Chapter, all of which shall be used exclusively for school purposes. Each school district shall be under the management and control of the Board of School Trustees hereinafter provided for."

Approved: December 20th, 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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