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Accounts to cause to be made out a copy of the commis- 1862. sioners' book for any county in this State, and forward the
Auditor to same to the clerk of the county court of said county, upon cause copy to satisfactory proof being presented to him that the original clerk in certain book on tile in the clerk's office of the county has been cases. destroyed or carried off by persons claiming to act under the authority of the so-called “ Confederate States of America," the Provisional Government of Kentucky," or any person or persons acting without legal authority. The
person making out said copy shall be entitled to the Pay.
that is now allowed clerks for similar services.
Approved March 8, 1862.
the United States.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonweulth of Kentucky: $1. That it shall be good cause for continuance in all Being in the
arms of United cases of prosecutions for crimes and misdemeanors, pend- States, ing in the courts of this Commonwealth, where the
good ground to
person or persons, charged by indictment, or otherwise, in such tinue certain
criminal proseproceedings, have, since the commencement of the same, tions. volunteered and entered the military service either of the State of Kentucky or of the United States, and who shall, at the calling of the prosecution, be in the army either of the State or United States, and absent from the county where the prosecution is pending. \ 2. That in all such prosecutions where the person No judgmens charged has, since the cominencement of the same, entered, to be rendered and at the calling of the cause is engaged, as aforesaid, the service of the State or of the United States, and has after giren a bail bond or recognizance for his appearance, no vice. forfeiture of such bond or recognizance, nor judgment thereon, shall be ordered or entered until the second term after such person shall have been discharged from such service, or shall be shown, by competent proof, to have abandoned such service : Provided, That where the surety or
Sureties to sureties in such bail bond or recognizance live in the same
in such cases till second term
accused leaves the sor
1862. county where the prosecution is pending, and are not in
the service aforesaid, or where the surety or sureties aforesaid are actually in such county at the calling of the cause, they shall, by writing, or in open court, accept the provisions of this act.
$ 3. Where another person or persons are charged in the Who not enti- same proceedings mentioned in the first and second sections oorPrebis tions of this act, he or they shall not be entitled to the ben
efits of this act.
Approved March 11, 1862.
AN ACT changing the time of holding the Trimble circuit court.
That the fall term of the Trimble circuit court shall be held on the first Monday in October of each year, instead of the time now fixed by law.
Approved March 11, 1862.
AN ACT prescribing additional duties for assessors of tax. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky :
That it shall be the duty of the several assessors in the Assessors to tako in number year 1863, at the same time that they take in the lists of of sheep killed taxable property, to take a list of the number and value of by dogs in 1863
sheep killed by dogs in their respective counties, from the first day of January, 1862, up to the taking of any such list, and report the same with their respective commissioners' book.
Approved March 11, 1862.
Expatriation, and Aliens
$1. That any citizen of this State who shall enter into the service of the so-called Confederate States, in either a civil or military capacity, or into the service of the so-called
When a citi
deemed to havo
Provisional Government of Kentucky, in either a civil or 1862. military capacity, or having heretofore entered such service of either the Confederate States or Provisional Government, zen shall be shall continue in such service after this act takes effect, or
expatriated shall take up or continue in arms against the military forces himself. of the United States or State of Kentucky, or shall give voluntary aid and assistance to those in arms against said forces, shall be deemed to have expatriated himself, and shall no longer be a citizen of Kentucky, nor shall he again be a citizen, except by permission of the Legislatnre, by a general or special statute.
$ 2. That whenever a person attempts, or is called on to, May be reexercise any of the constitutional or legal rights and priv- live the expaileges belonging only to citizens of Kentucky, he may be taination required to negative on oath the expatriation provided in the first section of this act; and upon his failure or refusal to do so, shall not be permitted to exercise any such right or privilege.
3. This act to be of force in thirty days from and after its passage.
Passed and became a law, the objections of the Governor to the contrary notwithstanding, March 11, 1862.
CHAPTER 510. AN ACT to repeal in part an act, entitled “ An act regulating the time of holding quarterly and other courts inferior in jurisdiction to the circuit courts," approved February 28, 1t62.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky :
§ 1. That an act, entitled “ An act regulating the time Act of 28th of holding quarterly and other courts inferior in jurisdic- February 1982
as to tion to the circuits," approved February 28, 1862, so far as certain the same applies to the counties of Kenton, Jefferson, Bracken, and Bourbon, is hereby repealed, and all the courts mentioned in <aid act shall be held in said counties precisely as if said act had not been passed. § 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved March 13, 1862.
and for other purposes.
1862. and in order that said books, papers, &c., may be kept to
gether, and convenient of access and reference; therefore,
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
$ 1. That the Commissioners of Internal Improvement One room in be authorized and empowered to use and occupy one of to be used for the rooms in the building occupied by the Auditor of Public missioners of Accounts, as an office for the safe-keeping of books, papers, Board of Inter- &c., belonging to said Commissioners; and the Auditor is nal Improvement. hereby directed to furnish one of said rooms for that pur
§ 2. Said Commissioners are hereby authorized to draw Books and stạ: from the Auditor such stationery as may be required by tionery allow'd the board. them, as well as record books, &c., not to exceed twenty
dollars in value; and they are authorized to obtain from Statutes, acts, the State library a copy of Stanton's Revised Statutes and and journal.
Code of Practice, together with such other public acts and
Approved March 14, 1862
§ 1. That section 3, of chapter 32, of article 12, Re. 19. R. S.. pago vised Statutes, concerning elections, be so amended as to Officers of elec- make it the duty of each and all the officers of elections, tion to cause at and during any election in this State required to be held arrested. by law, to cause, by proper process, the immediate arrest
of offenders against the law as contained in the section to which this is an amendment; and power to that end is hereby given to such officers, and upon their neglect or failure to do so, they shall be deemed guilty of a misde.
meanor, and, on conviction thereof, upon presentment, Penalty. shall be subject to fine and imprisonment, one or both, in
the discretion of a jury, not exceeding a fine of two hundred dollars, and imprisonment not exceeding two months. § 2. This act to take effect from its passage.
Approved March 14, 1862.
1862. AN ACT to regulate the amount of public printing and binding. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonweulth of Kentucky:
$ 1. That from and after the passage of this act, there shall be printed by the Public Printer only one thousand copies of the Governor's annual message, only one thousand copies of the Auditor's report, only six thousand copies of What public the report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, only for hereafter two hundred and fifty copies of the Treasurer's report, printed by only three hundred copies of the report of the Superintendent of the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, only two hundred and fifty copies of the reports of the Superintendents of the Lunatic Asylums, only four hundred copies of the report of the Saperintendent of the Institution for the Education of Feeble-Minded Children, only five hundred copies of the private acts of the General Assembly, and only three hundred copies of the reports of the heads of institutions not herein specifically named, and only so many of any special message of the Governor as shall be specially ordered by the respective Houses of the General Assembly.
§ 2. When any report of a committee, bill, or other document is ordered to be printed, without designating the number of copies to be printed, there shall be only one hundred and fifty of said report, bill, or document printed.
§ 3. That all acts of local incorporations, and not of a public nature, are private acts in the contemplation of this act.
§ 4. That the private and public acts of the General What to be Assembly be printed separately, and when practicable, deemed private they be both embraced in one volume; and when not in separate volumes, and when they can be embraced in one and public acts volume, only five hundred of the copies shall embrace the and bound. private acts. 95. The reports of the Auditor, and one hundred copies What to be
bound and of the Governor's message, the public and private acts,
what to be and the journals of each House, shall be bound, and all stitch d. others shall be only stitched, unless they be specially ordered to be bound. 9 6. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved March 14, 1862.