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An Act to Provide for the More Efficient Performance of His Duty by the School Commissioner of Charleston County.

December 23, 1879

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1879, Pages 62-63.

Whereas the School Commissioner of Charleston County is obliged in order to visit the schools under his charge to pass over a large territory and frequently to cross over large spaces of water and visit locations out of the usual course of travel:

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 the School Commissioner of Charleston County shall be entitled to receive for the purpose of defraying his traveling expenses in his tours of duty five cents per mile for every mile traveled by him in his circuit whilst visiting the schools under his charge: Provided, That he shall not be paid for traveling expenses to any school visited more than once in each year: Provided, also, That no constructive mileage shall be allowed but the mileage for the distance actually traveled over the shortest roads between the points of travel: Provided, also, That the account of such mileage shall be presented to the County Board of Examiners, verified in the same way, shall be audited and approved by the said Board, shall be filed with the County Treasurer, and be paid out of the same funds as is provided with respect to the compensation of the County School Commissioner: Provided, That such compensation shall under no circumstances exceed in any one year two hundred dollars.

Thos. B. Jeter, President Pro Tem. of the Senate.
John C. Sheppard, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
William D. Simpson, Governor.

Approved: December 23, 1879

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