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A Joint Resolution to Authorize and Direct the Comptroller General to Draw Warrants on the State Treasurer in Favor of the County Treasurer for the Amount Due Each County in the Apportionment of the Supplementary School Fund Derived from the Net Income from the Sale of Spirituous Liquors.

February 21, 1898

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1898, Page 967.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Smith Carolina, That the Comptroller General is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer in favor of the County Treasurers of the different counties for the amount to which each county is entitled out of supplementary school fund arising from the net income to the State from the sale of alcoholic liquors, according to a calculation to be made by him, based on the actual collections of the poll tax and three-mill tax collected in each county, so as to raise the amount of school fund in each county, including the poll tax, the three-mill tax and said supplementary school fund, to three dollars per capita, as provided in the State Constitution. And the Comptroller General shall apportion the remainder of said supplementary school fund now in or which may hereafter come into the State Treasury during the fiscal year 1898, among the counties of the State, in proportion to the enrollment of the counties as shown by the report of the State Superintendent of Education for the year 1895, and to draw his warrant therefor as above provided; and that the said supplementary school fund shall be annually apportioned and paid out the manner herein provided.

Approved: February 21st, A.D. 1898.

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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