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.