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An Act to Regulate the Discharge of the Matriculation Obligation of Beneficiary Cadets of the Military Academy.

December 11, 1891

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1891, Pages 1039-1040.

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 on and after the passage of this Act it shall be the duty of the Board of Visitors of the Military Academy to report to the State Superintendent of Education, at least one month before the time of expected graduation, the names and addresses of beneficiary cadets expected to be graduated.

Sec. 2. That the State Superintendent of Education shall furnish to the County School Commissioners of the State and the Trustees of the Free Public Schools throughout the State a list of all such beneficiary graduates.

Sec. 3. That it shall be the duty of the County School Commissioner, upon receipt of such list, or lists, to give notice to the trustees of the Free Public Sehools of his County of the opportunity to provide them with such teacher, or teachers, and he shall forward to the State Superintendent of Education a copy of all such notices sent out by him. He shall also furnish to the State Superintendent of Education a complete list of the schools in his County that are without teachers.

Sec. 4. The State Superintendent of Education shall have authority to assign such beneficiaries to such school, upon the application of the school trustees thereof, as in his judgment the interest of the State may require, preference being given to the schools of the County from which such beneficiaries may have been respectively appointed.

Sec. 5. That upon satisfactory proof made to the State Superintendent of Education by any beneficiary graduate that he has fulfilled bis matriculation obligation by teaching two years in the Free Public Sehools in this State the Superintendent of Education shall grant to such bencficiary graduate a certificate, under the seal of his office, that he has honorably discharged bis obligation to the State.

Sec. 6. That each beneficiary cadet, when he receives his appointment, shall file, in the office of the State Superintendent of Education, a copy of his matriculation obligation.

Sec. 7. That all Acts and parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed.

Approved December 11th, A.D. 1891.

Benjamin R. Tillman, Governor.
Eugene B. Gary, President of the Senate and Lt. Governor.
Ira B. Jones, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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