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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 162_page_220
Description 220 LAWS OP UTAH. at a meeting held for that purpose; and shall have power to appoint a Clerk, an Assessor, Collector and Treasurer, who may be of their own number or be selected from citizens of the District. Sec. 5.-The Trustees now in office, or who shall be elected or appointed, shall .qualify, by taking an oath of office and giving bonds to the County C6urt of the county where they reside, in such sums and with such securities as the Clerk of the County Court may approve, conditioned for the faithful performance of their duties; and shall continue in office for two years, and until their successors are elected and qualified. Sec. 6.-The Trustees shall be elected by the voters, residents and owners of taxable property in their respective School Districts. For the election of Trustees and for the vote on the rate per cent, on the taxes to be assessed, notice shall be given, at least one week before the time appointed, by notifying each tax-payer, either in person or by leaving a written notice at his residence, of the time, place and object of the meeting; said notice shall be given by at least five permanent residents of the District; but if the District be organized, then said notice shall be given by the Trustees. At such meeting Trustees may be elected or a tax levied viva voce, or by ballot, as the meeting may determine. Sec. 7.-The Trustees shall provide a suitable school house or school houses and keep the same in repair, for which purpose they are hereby empowered to assess and collect annually a tax on all taxable property within their District, not exceeding one-fourth of one per cent.; should more than one-fourth of one per cent, be needed per annum to build and repair school houses, or for other school purposes, an estimate of the approximate cost thereof shall be made by the Trustees, and the rate may be increased to any sum not exceeding three per cent., as shall be decided by a vote of two-thirds of the tax payers voting at a meeting called fdr that purpose, which tax shall be levied upon the taxable property in the District; and by a similar vote a tax may be assessed and collected, of any sum not exceeding one percent, per annum, to pay Teachers and furnish fuel, books, maps and other suitable articles for school purposes. The Trustees shall have power to remit taxes, to prescribe the manner in which schools shall be conducted, to establish out-houses, play grounds and other appurtenances. Sec. 8.-The Assessor shall, within such time as the Trustees may direct, make an assessment of the taxable property in his District and report the same to the* Trustees, and when appealed to, the Trustees shall have power to examine said assessment and, if necessary, correct the same; and their decision shall be final. Sec. 9.-The Collector shall pay all moneys or property, received on taxes, to the Trustees or to the Treasurer, as the Trustees may direct; and the Assessor, Collector and Treasurer, before entering upon the duties of their office, shall respectively qualify and give bonds, conditioned for the faithful performance of their duties, to the acceptance of the County Court, to be filed with the Clerk of said Court. Sec. 10.-Whenever taxes shall have been assessed in accordance with this Act and the taxpayers shall have been duly n6tified of the amount due, the Board of Trustees, or any one of its members, or the qualified Collector, shall have power to commence suits at law, in any Court having jurisdiction, against any taxpayer who shall neglect or refuse to pay said tax, or levy upon and sell his property, as upon executions at law; and any conveyance of such property made by the Trustees shall be valid. There shall be no appeal from any judgment rendered as prescribed in this section, unless the amount exceeds twenty dollars, when sued in the Courts of the Justices of the Peace, or fifty dollars, when sued in the Probate or District Courts. Sec. 11.-The County Court of each County shall appoint, in their respective counties, where not already done, a Board of Examination, to consist of three competent persons, who shall judge of the qualifications of School Teachers applying for schools; and all applicants of a good moral character, considered competent, shall receive a suitable certificate signed by the Board. Sec 12.-The Trustees shall visit, officially, each school in their respective districts at least once during each term; and, on or before the second Monday in X)cto-ber in each year, take a census of the children between the ages of four and sixteen years, residing in their Districts; and, within ten days thereafter, shall make areport to the County Superintendent, stating the condition of the school or schools under their supervision, and particularly the items contained in the following form:
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717182
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717182