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ment of such exemption, verified by affidavit, at the head-quarters of such enrolling officer, to be desigpated in such notice; but it shall not be necessary to serve such notice upon any person so enrolled, whose name has been entered upon any previous enrollment in the same company district.

8. The commander-in-chief shall cause to be Publication pablished once a week for four weeks previous to the tion of enfirst day of August, in the newspaper designated in aceordance with law as the State paper, a notice that the enrollment of persons liable to military duty in the State bas been completed, and which notice shall also specify that any person who claims that he is for any reason exempt from military duty shall, on or before the fifteenth day of August then next ensuing, fle a written statement of such exemption, verified by affidavit, with the enrolling officer of his district, Of the commandant of the company or regimental district in which such person may reside; and a copy' Persons of sneh notice, designating the places where exemp- exemption. tions may be filed shall, for the same period, bo posted by each enrolling officer in some conspicuous place in his district; and publication of either of such notices shall be a sufficient notice of such enrollment to all persons named therein; the afiidavit required by this section may be made before the enrolling officer or commandant of the district, who shall make no charge therefor...

69. Sueh enrolling officer shall not include in said what perenrollment, the names of any officers or members of cluded in the uniformed militia of this State, nor of the officers or members of any fire company, and the foreman of every fire company in any city, village or town, shall before the fifteenth day of May in each year, file with such enrolling officer of the district in wbich sich fire company may be located, a list containing the names of all persons belonging to their respectiva companies, which list shall show the town or ward in which each member of such company resides.

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credit of the military fund of the State, on or before MPPCE the first day of September ; at which time the col- test mandant of the brigade district, except in the counties van die of New York and Richmond, where such rolls shall be disc be transmitted to the commandant of the division ; Haas

and the correctness of such rolls sball be verified by a

August, in default of wbich, such person shall lose

bole benefit of such exemption, except such as are especially exempt by act of congress. The captain, commandant or other officer making such enrollment, shall thereupon, if such person be exempt according

ITP AL to law, mark the word "exempt” opposite the name of each person presenting such exemption ; and if such exemption be permanent, the name of such person shall not be included in any subsequent eurollment. If any person shall swear falsely in such affidavit, he shall be guilty of perjury.

§ 11. The persons thus enrolled shall form the reserve militia of the State of New York; those between the ages of eighteen and thirty years shall constitute the reserve of the first class, and those taptain between the ages of thirty and forty-five years shall constitute the reserve of the second class.

§ 12. Any member of the reserve militia may commonitila may mute for the military duty, and for the arms and set of sine

accoutrements required by law, by the payment in
each year of the sum of one dollar, which commu-
tation shall be paid between the first day of July
and the fifteenth day of August, to the collector dezakant
or receiver of taxes in the town or ward in which shall be
such person may reside, for which payment the said
collector or receiver shall give his receipt in such led ito
form as the commander-in-chief may prescribe; and smiling
moneys collected shall, by the collector or receiver fanla
be paid over to the treasurer of the county, to the noble niti
lector or receiver shall transmit a roll of such persons
as shall have paid such commutation to the com-
such collector or receiver. But no commutation paid
under this section shall relieve any person liable to

military duty from such duty in case of insurrection Bond to be

or invasion, or imminent danger thereof. Said colexecuted by lector or receiver of taxes shali, on or before the first

day of July in each year, execute and deliver a bond

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in like manner as other bonds are executed and delivered by such collector or receiver, that he will faithfully pay over all money's and perform all duties in respect thereto required by law.

$ 13. The reserve militia of the first and second Parade of classes, except such as shall have paid commutation, militia as provided in the preceding section, shall assemble at their several company districts, armed and equipped as provided by law, for parade and inspection on the first Monday in September in each year, at sich hour ard place as the captain or commandant shall desigDate in orders, to be posted in three public places in said company district for ten days, and shall be under the orders of the captain or commandant of said district; and such captain or commandant shall make a register of all such as shall attend sich parade, armed and equipped as aforesaid, and shall transmit a duly certified copy of such register, on or before tbe fifteenth day of September, to the commandant of the brigade, except in the counties of New York and Richmond, where such register shall be transInitted to the commandant of the division, but in all Cases such registers shall be transmitted through the intermeiliate commanders. And in any county which In cage has not been divided into company districts, and in are no resiwhieh there are no officers to comply with the above provisions, the comniandant of the brigade shali designate some capable officer from his command to attend to all the requirements above named. And in any locality where there is no brigade organization the division commander shall in like manner detail a suitable officer from his command for the nerformance of these duties. The officer performing this labor may, in the discretion of the commanderin-chief. receive such pay for the same as is provided in section one hundred and seventy-four, military code.

nersons who shall neglect to attend such Fine for not parade and who shall have omitted to pay the com- baremding mutation therefor, as provided by section twelve of this aet, shall be reported as delinquents, and shall be liable to


fine of three dollars. The several

fine of brigade coinmanders shall, with the approval of the

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shall collect such fipes, shall pay the same to the entrand

to the military fund of the State, which moneys shall avai

commanders of their respective divisions, appoint in
each regimental district, one or more officers, before
whom such delinquents shall be cited to appear, by adid
order of the brigadier-general, on the first Tuesday
after the first Monday in October; and such officers
so appointed, shall have power, under the regulations
of the commander-in-chief, to determine the facts of
such delinquency, and if such delinquents shall not
prove their exemption by commutation or otherwise
as provided by law, the officer so appointed shall
have power to impose a fine, as above provided,
vbi all be collected in the same manner as fines
and penalties imposed by military courts are now
collected, all the provisions of law concerning which
shall apply to the fines contemplated in this section.
And the officer so appointed to determine such
delinquencies, shall have the same powers, and be
subject to the same regulations as are imposed on
the presidents of courts-martial, as provided by
section two hundred and five of this act; and any
such officer who shall be guilty of disobedience of
orders, or neglect of, or malpractices in such duty,
shall be liable to the penalties imposed by section
two hundred and sixteen of tbis act.

$ 15. The officer appointed to determine delin- tieu-fire
quencies shall, immediately after the performance of
such duty, report his proceedings to the commander
of the brigade, and the marshal or other officer who

county treasurer, to the credit of the military fund County, tree of the State. The county treasurer of each county, or mit to comp- shall, on the first days of February and October, in

die dieneach year, remit to the Comptroller of the State, all moneys received by him and in his hands, credited

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$ 18. The commander-in-chief shall issue such orders and regulations, and cause to be provided such books, and blank forms and returns, as may be necessary to secure the enrollment, and the collection of commutation moneys and fines and penaltios as herein provided ; and there shall be allowed to the military officers ordered on duty, in making such

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enrollment and collecting such fines, a reasonable compensation, not exceeding the rates allowed by Pay of onsection one hundred and seventy-four of this act, the enrollexcept that officers below the rank of captain, may paid by pay. receive the compensation allowed to officers of that cral. rank; which compensation shall be fixed by the commander-in-chief, and under his orders paid by the paymaster-general. The treasurer of any city or county to whom any commutation money or tines shall be paid, may retain therefrom one per cent as his fees for receipt and care of the same; and all collectors or receivers of taxes shall be entitled to add to and collect five cents as fees from each person paging such commutation.

26. Company officers shall use their best efforts Minimum to obtain sufficient volunteers to raise their respective company. companies to the number of at least forty-five noncommissioned officers and privates, which number is hereby fixed as the minimum, and one hundred as the maximum organization.

$30. Each dirision shall consist of not less than Division, two brigades, each brigade not less than two regi- regiment to ments, each regiment uot less than eight battalion companies, of forty-five non-commissioned officers and privates. Whenever any company shall fall below the number of forty-five non-commissioned officers and privates, such company may be consolidated or disbanded ; and whenever any regimental organization shall fall below the number of eight battalion companies, or an aggregate force of three bundred and sixty non-commissioned officers and privates, such regiment shall thereupon be designated as a battalion, but shall retain its regimental number, unless such battalion shall be consolidated or disbanded.

$ 102. In the department of the commissary- Commiggeneral of subsistence, there shall be a commis- eral of sub

sistence. sary-general of subsistence, with the rank of brigadier-general, and such commissaries of subsistence as may be otherwise provided by law.

121. In case such armory shall not be erected or ant of regl.. rented by the supervisors for the use of such compady, the commandant of the regiment, in his dis- circumstan

brigade and regiment to consist of


ment to rent armory in der certain circumstan ces.

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