An Act Submitting the Question of the Repeal of the Act Establishing Free Schools Throughout the State: With Forms and Instructions

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Weed, Parsons & Company, 1850 - Educational law and legislation - 15 pages
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Page 7 - ... and in case a levy and sale shall be necessarily made by such collector, he shall be entitled to traveling fees, at the rate of ten cents per mile, to be computed from the schoolhouse in such district.
Page 6 - AN ACT TO ESTABLISH FREE SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE STATE. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly do enact as follows : SECTION 1 . Common schools in the several school districts in this State shall be free to all persons residing in the district over five and under twenty-one years of age.
Page 10 - The inspectors of elections in the several election districts shall furnish a separate ballot box, into which shall be placed all the ballots given for or against the new school law.
Page 9 - ... state, forms of the poll lists, returns, and other necessary proceedings to carry into effect this act, and he shall also furnish at the expense of the State, to each school district in the State, five copies of this act, with the forms prepared by him. 12. The ballots to be deposited in the ballot box shall be in the following form. Those cast in favor of the adoption of this act shall contain the following words : SCHOOL. For the New School Law.
Page 10 - ... are by law canvassed and returned. 14. In case a majority of all the votes in the state shall be cast against the new school law, this act shall be null and void ; and in case a majority of all the votes in the state shall be cast for the new school law...
Page 8 - ... incorporated, including the schools of the public school society in the city of New- York, according to any law now in force in said cities. And by each city, where such free and gratuitous education is not already established, laws and ordinances may and shall without delay be passed providing for, and for securing and sustaining the system in each of their common, public, ward or district schools.
Page 7 - It shall be the duty of the collector, upon receiving his warrant, for two successive weeks to receive such taxes as may be voluntarily paid to him ; and in case the whole amount shall not be so paid in, the collector shall forthwith proceed to collect the same. He shall receive for his services, on all sums paid as aforesaid, one per cent, and upon all sums collected by him after the expiration of the time mentioned, five per...
Page 6 - ... the same manner as county taxes, a sum equal to the amount of state school moneys apportioned to such counties, and to apportion the same among the towns and cities in the same manner as the moneys received from the state are apportioned. They shall also cause to be levied and collected from each of the towns in their respective counties, in the same manner as other town taxes, a sum equal to the amount of state school moneys apportioned to said towns respectively.
Page 5 - The repeal of any statutory provision by this act, shall not affect any act done, or right accrued or established, or any proceeding, suit or prosecution had or commenced in any civil case, previous to the time when such repeal shall take effect; but every such act, right and proceeding, shall remain as valid and effectual, as if the provision so repealed, had remained in force.
Page 6 - The People of the State of New- York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. Commoa schools in the several school districts in this State shall be free to all persons residing in the district over five and under twenty-one years of age. Persons not residents of a district may be admitted into the schools kept therein with the approbation in writing of the trustees thereof, or a majority of them.

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