1953 Georgia School Funding Bill


ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA 1953 JANUARY—FEBRUARY SESSION

Provided, that the State Board of Education shall within the first thirty days of each fiscal period make an apportionment of this appropriation, together with other funds available to the various activities of the Department of Education and immediately report the same to the State budget authorities for approval, whose approval shall be evidenced in writing. Provided, however, that the State Board of Education shall in each fiscal period make an allotment of not less than twelve and one-half million dollars to pay the annual capital outlay commitments to the local school units. Provided, further, that the State Board of Education shall not be authorized or empowered to apportion or pay any funds appropriated herein to any school system other than for the purpose of meeting the annual payment of the capital outlay allotments to each of the local school systems that does not provide separate schools for the white and colored races, as required by the provisions of Article VIII, Section I, Paragraph I, of the Constitution of the State of Georgia and so operate and maintain all schools within its jurisdiction. After said apportionment is approved, any and all obligations and commitments made which are violative of the foregoing provision or in excess of the funds apportioned, shall be null and void. Said appropriations shall also be subject to all other provisions of the Constitution of Georgia and all budget regulations of general application which are or may be in force and effect.

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