SCHOOL SUBSIDIES, BASIS OF DISTRIBUTION Act of May 23, 1891, P.L. 114, No. 99 Cl. 24 AN ACT Enabling the Superintendent of Public Instruction to pay to school districts in certain cases, their proper share or portion of the State appropriation to common schools. WHEREAS, The distribution of the State appropriation to common schools is based upon the number of resident taxables in the several school districts, and the number of such taxables is determined by triennial assessments; And whereas, Districts formed after any triennial assessment, by reason of rapid growth of population coming from all sections of the State, are by the present law deprived of their entire and proper share of the State appropriation; therefore, Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the Superintendent of Public Instruction be and he is hereby authorized to draw his warrant for the payment of the amount or portion of the State appropriation to common schools equitably due school districts formed after any triennial assessment, by reason of rapid growth of population, and which under the present law can get no portion of the State appropriation until after the next succeeding triennial return of resident taxables. Section 2. That the basis of distribution in such cases, shall be the number of resident taxables as shown by the next preceding annual assessment, and returned by the county commissioners to the Department of Public Instruction.