Box 6, Folder 2, Document 27

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assistance, including but not limited to attorneys, accountants, actuaries, and
educational consultsnts, as may be necesséry to assemble the required dats
and information, to analyze the same and draft the report and the plen or plans
for submission to the General Assembly ss hereinafter provided. The Commission
is authorized to enter into a contract with persons or agencies for providing any
or all of the d2ts and information required in carrying out the purposes of the
Commission. The Commission shall reimburse the individual members of the
Commission for their actual out-of-pocket expenses incurred by authority of
and while on business for the Commission.
SECTION 5

The official plan or plans, when signed by a majority of szid Commission
shall be filed by said Commission with the Representatives of Fulton and
DeKalb Counties and the Senators of the 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 38th, 40th,
4lst, 42nd, and 43rd Districts in the General Assembly of Georgia and with the
Clerks of the Superior Courts having jurisdiction in Fulton and DeKalb Counties
and with the City Clerk of the City of Atlanta on the first day of the next session
of the General Assembly following j2nuery 1, 1968. At least 60 days prior to
filing any of the aforesaid plans, the Commission shall submit a draft copy
thereof to each of the aforesaid Bozrds of Education, for comments and suggested
revisions . The Gommission shall provide for the publication and distribution
of a reasonable number of copies of its plan or plans and by supporting reports
prepared by the Commission or previous Commission. When its final plan or
plans have been filed as hereinabove provided, the Commission shall thereby
be discharged.

/ SECTION 6

The Beard of Education of the City of Atlanta is hereby authorized and
directed to allocate the sum of $6,900.00 and the Board of Education of Fulton
County is hereby authorized and directed to allocate the sum of $4,000. 00, for
the purpose of carrying out the purposes of this Act, which are declared to be
educational functions of said Boards of Education. Requisitions for sums up
to the total amounts hereby directed to be allocated shall be signed by the
Chairman and Secretar y-ireasurer of ¢ sid Commission and shall be paid by the
official in charge of the funds thus sVocated, Said Boards of Fducation are

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further authorized to allocate and expend such additional funds as in their

discretion they may determine to be necessary to carry out the purposes of this

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Act, provi déd that such additional allocations and expenditures shall be shared

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by said Boards ona ratio of 60% from the Atlanta Board of Education and 40%

from the Fulton County Board of Education.
SECTION 7

The Commission is authorized to accept donations in any form from any
source and use the same in any way the Commission may deem advisable to
effectuate the aims and purposes of the Commission.

SECTION 8

It is hereby found, determined and declared that the re-establishment
of the Commission and the carrying out of its purpose is in all respects for the
benefit of the people cf the City of Atlanta and Fulton County and is a public
purpose and that the Commission will be performing an essential educational
function in the exercise of the power conferred upon it by this Act.

SECTION 9

This Act, being for the welfare of the citizens of Atlanta and of Fulton

County, shall be liberally construed to effect the purposes thereof.
SECTION 10-

The provisions of this Act are severable and if any of its provisions
shall be held unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, the
decision of such court shall not affect or impair any of the remaining provisions.

SECTION 11

A copy of notice of intention to apply for this local legislation and
affidavits showing the publication of such notice as required by law are
attached hereto and made a part of this bill, and it is hereby declared that all
of the requirements of the Constitution of the State of Georgia of 1945, relating
to publication of notice of intention to apply for the passage of this local
legislation, have been complied with for the enactment of this law.

SECTION 12
All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby

repealed.

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