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SEC. 7. That if any person of whoin information is required by

Penalty for

refusal to give

giving false in


How recovered.
Ib., 7.

any such officer, in order to enable hint comply with the provi- information, or sions of law, shall refuse to give such information, or shall give false information, he shall forfeit and pay twenty dollars for each item of information demanded of him by any such officer and falsely stated, and a like sum for each individual name concealed or falsely stated; and every person who shall refuse to give his own name and proper information, when applied to by any such officer, or shall give a false name or information, shall forfeit and pay a like sum, such penalties to be recovered in any Court of competent jurisdiction, in the name of the State of South Carolina; and it is hereby made the. duty of such officer to report the names of all persons who may incur any penalty, under this Section, to any Trial Justice in the County for prosecution.

County Com



notice that enrollment has been com ple'ed. Notice



Ib., 218, 28.

SEC. 8. That whenever an enrollment shall be made the Board of County Commissioners shall cause to be published, once a week publish for four weeks previous to the first day of February, in a newspaper with circulation in the County, or by written or printed placards, toxempts to fi e in not less than four public places, a notice that such rolls have been ment, when. completed and filed as aforesaid; 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 15th day of February next ensuing, file a written statement of such exemption, certified by affidavit, in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court; and the publication of such notice shall be sufficient notice of such enrollments to all persons named therein. Such roll shall be made in the form prescribed by the Commander-in-Chief, and the Adjutant General shall furnish all the enrolling officers suitable blanks and instructions for the completion of such enrollment.

Persons claim. ing exemption military service to file

Clerk of Court.
Ib., 29.

SEC. 9. That all persons claiming exemption shall file a written statement of the same, verified by affidavit, in the office of the from Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County in which he resides, on statement with or before the fifteenth day of February, in default of which such person shall lose the benefit of such exemption, except such as are especially exempted by this Chapter or by Act of Congress.

Enrolling off.

cer to enter word

"exempt" oppo

site names of


swearu g

SEC. 10. That the person making such enrollment shall, thereupon, if such person be exempt according to law, mark the word "Exempt" opposite the name of each person presenting such ex-persons exempt. emption; if such exemption be permanent, the name of such person perjury, shall not be included in any subsequent enrollment. If any person shall swear falsely in such affidavit, he shall, upon proof thereof, be adjudged guilty of perjury in any Court of competent jurisdiction.

Ib., 10.

Reserve of first and second class.

Ib., § 11.

Penalty of not

more than $100

officer under this

Chapter. Com by County Com

plaint to be made

mis aoners

officer of

SEC. 11. That the persons thus enrolled shall form the reserve militia of the State of South Carolina; those over eighteen and not over thirty years of age shall constitute the reserve of the first class; and those over thirty and under forty-five years of age shall constitute the reserve of the second class.

SEC. 12. That if any officer charged with any duty under the less than $50 nor provisions of this Chapter shall refuse or neglect to perform any of for neglect of the duties required of him by this Chapter, he shall forfeit and pay the sum of not less than fifty nor more than one hundred dollars for each and every offence, to be recovered in the name of the State commanding of South Carolina; and such officer shall, as an additional penalty, ment to Solicitor be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor; and it shall be the duty of the Solicitor of the Circuit within which said offender resides, upon the complaint of the commanding officer of the regiment, or on the part of the Board of County Commissioners, to prosecute the same. Any penalty incurred and paid, or collected, under this Section, shall be paid into the Treasury of the County for the use of the military fund of the County.

of Circut.

Ib., 12.

The Adjutant

General to or

into divisions,

brigales, &c.

SEC 13. That the Adjutant General, under the direction of the ganize militis Commander-in-Chief, shall organize and apportion the militia, and the districts therefor, into divisions, brigades, regiments, squadrons, Ib., 219, § 13. troops, batteries and companies, and cause the same to be numbered and lettered as nearly in conformity with the laws and regulations governing the army of the United States as circumstances will permit, and may after divide, annex or consolidate the same, and the districts thereof, as he may judge expedient.

Organized mili

tito be known as the National Guard.

Art. 13, 2.

To be no milita

not authorized


SEC. 14. That the organized militia of this State shall be known as the National Guard of the State of South Carolina, and shall I, 14; Con., consist of such divisions, brigades, regiments and battalions, and, in addition thereto, such batteries of light artillery, and troops and squadrons of cavalry, as the Commander-in-Chief may deem expedient; and nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to inry organizations terfere with the power of the Commander-in-Chief, in case of war by the Comman- or insurrection, or of imminent danger thereof, to order drafts of the militia, and to form new regiments, battalions, brigades or divisions, as he may deem just and proper: Provided, That there shall be no military organizations, or formations for the purpose of arming, drilling, exercising the manual of arms, or military manœuvres, not authorized under this Chapter, and by the Commander-inChief, and any neglect or violations of the provisions of this Section shall, upon conviction, be punished with imprisonment at hard labor in the State Penitentiary for a term not less than one year, nor more than three years, at the discretion of a competent Court.


tant General, if

necessary, to be

Ib., 219, 2 15;

SEC. 15. That an Assistant Adjutant General may be appointed, Assistant Aijuif deemed necessary, by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. His salary shall be at the rate of fifteen hundred dollars per year, while on duty. The duties of Quarter- Con., Art. 13, 23. master General shall devolve upon the Adjutant General in times

of peace.

sion, &c., Quar

ral, &c., to be

Ib., 16.

SEC. 16. That, in case of invasion, ins irrection or rebellion, or In case of invaimminent danger thereof, the Governor shall appoint, by and with termaster Genethe advice and consent of the Senate, a Quartermaster General, appointed. Commissary General and a Surgeon General. SEC. 17. That the arms, equipments and munitions of the State Storage of arms, shall be stored under the directions of the Commander-in-Chief, and Ib., 17. in such places as he may designate.


Officers of mil

SEC. 18. That all officers of the militia (except as herein pro- itia to be apvided) shall be appointed and commissioned by the Governor. pointed by GovThey shall draw pay only when engaged in actual service.


Ib., § 18.


how removed or

Ib., 19.

SEC. 19. That all commissioned officers of the militia may be removed from office on recommendation by the commanding officer of offers of militia, their respective brigades and divisions. Removal may also be suspende). made by decision of a court martial, or retiring or examining board, pursuant to law; and for misconduct any officer may be suspended by the Commander-in-Chief.


Muster and

SEC. 20. That the militia of this State shall be mustered and drilled at such times as the Commander-in-Chief or commanding I., 20. officers of divisions, brigades and regiments may direct.



CHAPTER XVI. Of Certain State Officers.

XVII. Of the Comptroller General, Treasurer, State Auditor, Land Commissioner, Commissioner of

the Sinking Fund, and Matters of Finance.



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2. Governor furnished with suitab'e
office, called Executive Chamber.
To keep a record of all official
acts. Salary $3,500 per annum.
3. To appoint physician to attend
Charleston jail.

4. To examine, annually, certain
bonds. Officers to provide satis-
factory sureties. In case of de fault
office vacant.

5. To fill vacancies in Board of Com-
missioners of Downer Fund.
6. To appoint Catawba Indian Agent.
7. May remove officers appointed by
him To report reasons to General

8. Private Secretary of Governor to
keep record of official acts.

9. Office of Governor to be exercised
by President pro tem, of the Sen-

10. By Speaker of House of Represen-

11. General Assembly shall elect a


12. Such Governor shall immediately
enter upon duties of office.

Lieutenant Governor.

13. Per diem, salary and mileage of
Lieutenant Governor.

Secretary of State.

14. Salary of Secretary of State. Fees
of his office to be paid into State


15. To give bond-amount.

16. Duties of Secretary of State.
17. Office hours.

18. Secretary to pay damages on ac-
count of any false ce. tificate given
by him.

19. Records, &c., of office of Superintendent of Public Works to be transferred to office of Secretary. Certified copies of deeds, &c., to be given by Secretary.

20. Secretary to perform duties of Surveyor General.

21. Shall appoint Deputy Surveyors, 22. To make abstract of returns of the poor to General Assembly.

Attorney General and Solicitors.

23. Salary of Attorney General.
14. To give bond-amount.
25. Duties.

25. Attorney General to file informa-

27. To consult with and advise Solicitors.

28. To enforce due application of funds. Prosecute corporations which fail to make retu ns.

29. Attend General Assembly when
required by either branch.

30. Give advice to State officers.
31. To make report to General Assem-

32. Contingent expenses of civil actions
to be paid and accounted for.
33. No prosecuting officer to receive


34. Attorney General to account with Treasurer for all fees, &c.

35. Attorney General and Solicitors to defend the right of the State.

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What officers compose the Ex

ment of the Govern

SECTION 1. The Executive Department of this State is hereby declared to consist of the following officers, that is to say: The ecutive DepartGovernor and Lieutenant Governor, the Secretary of State, the State Treasurer of the State of South Carolina, the Attorney General 1865, XIII, 350, and Solicitors, Comptroller General, State Auditor and State Superintendent of Education.




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able office, called ber. ExecutiveCham

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Ib., 22; Con.,

4, 10, 11, 12, 13,

SEC. 2. The Governor shall be furnished with a suitable office, to be called the Executive Chamber, in which all petitions, memorials, letters, and all other official papers and documents addressed to or received by him, shall be methodically arranged and kept, with proper indexes therefor. He shall keep a record in proper books cord of all offiof all his messages to the General Assembly, of all applications for cal acts, Salary pardon made to him, of all such pardons as may have been granted by him, and of all communications to the General Assembly relating thereto; of all bills presented to him in obedience to the provision of the Constitution, and of all objections he may make 22 to any of them; of all official communications, proclamations and orders issuing from his office; and of all other matters which the 1 Bailey, 23. Governor may think it important to preserve. The Governor shall receive an annual salary of three thousand five hundred dollars. SEC. 3. That the Governor, for the time being, shall have power, physician to atin each and every year, to appoint some fit and proper person to attend as a physician and surgeon on the prisoners confined in the 1820, VI,143 §. gaol in Charleston County; his attendance to commence on the

19, 20, 21 and

1868, XIV, 135,

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To appoint a

nd goal in Charleston, &c.

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