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services of one negro man employed at the back capitol during the present session.

$ 22. TO J. B. Lewis, Clerk to the Committee on Enrollments, three dollars per day for his services rendered said committee during this session, to be certified by the chairman of one of said coinmittees.

$ 23. To Sanford Goins seventy-five dollars, for firing national salute on the 22d day of February, by order of the General Assembly, and on the day of February, by order of the Senate.

24. To Charles Haydon, for services as Clerk to joint Committee on Banks, two dollars.

Ø 25. To John R. Graham five dollars, for three days' attendance in Senate, swearing in members, September session.

$26. To S. C. Bull, per bill rendered, seven dollars and fifty cents. s 27. This act to take effect from its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 577. AN ACT to amend an act, entitled "An act to amend section 1, article, 3, chapter 32, title • Elections,' of the Revised Statutes," approved February 11, 1858. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

$1. That in construing the act approved February 11th, 1 Session Aote 1858, to which this is an amendment, those who have en

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Certain por gaged in the rebellion for the overthrow of the Govern

8ons not to be ment, or who have in any way aided, counseled, or advised deemed a polita

ical party. the separation of Kentucky from the Federal Union by force of arms, or adhered to those engaged in the effort to separate her from the Federal Union by force of arms, shall not be deemed one of the political parties in this Commonwealth within the provisions of the act to which this is an amendmeut. 0 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 579.

AN ACT for the benefit of certain housekeepers in this Commonwankos

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Common Kentucky:

$1. That any citizen of the State of Kentuck shall have enlisted, or may hereafter enlist, in the

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his residence temporarily, and with intent to return thereto, protected not and was, at the time of his leaving, a housekeeper, in temporary labs good faith, shall not, by reason of such enlistment or temlepice in enlist porary absence, be deemed to have forfeited his character

of housekeeper, but shall be entitled to the protection and
benefit of all laws now in force applicable to housekeep-
ers.
$ 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

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CHAPTER 581.
AN ACT concerning limitations to actions upon merchants' accounts for goods,

wares, and merchandise sold and delivered.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky:

$ 1. That hereafter the limitation to actions upon merLimitation chants' accounts for goods, wares, and merchandise sold merchants' ac- and delivered, shall be two years instead of one year, as Gounts.

now fixed by law; the limitation to be applied in the manner prescribed in section 4, article 3, chapter 83, of the Revised Statutes, title “ Limitations of Actions and Suits."

§ 2. This act shall continue in force for two years from Act to be in and after its passage; and at the expiration of said time, force only two years. the said actions shall be governed by the laws now in force

upon that subject.
$ 3. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 589.
AN ACT supplemental to an act, entitled “An act to fix the return day of

executions."
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky:

That this act, and the act, entitled “ An act to fix the return day of executions,” shall take effect from the passage of this act, and shall continue in force only to the first Monday in January, 1863.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 590.
AN ACT concerning the collection of the public revenue and county levy for

the years 1861 and 1862, in certain counties of this Commonwealth.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky;

$1. That in the counties of this Commnnwealth in

which the sheriff has failed to execute the bond required 1862. by law for the collection of the public revenue or for the

Collectors of county levy for the years 1861 and 1862, or either, and no the revenue & collector has been appointed in his stead, or where the countrydew for sheriff, having executed the required bond, has abandoned pointed. the State, or otherwise vacated his office, leaving the public revenue or county levy for said years, or either of them, or any part of either of them, uncollected, and no sheriff or collector has been appointed, who has executed bond for the said revenue or levy, as required by law, it shall be the duty of the county courts of such counties, at any term of their courts occurring before the first day of July, 1862, to appoint a collector of the said revenue and county levy in the same manner, and who shill perform the duties, and be governed by the laws now it force in relation to appointment of a collector in cases 'iere the sheriff has failed to execute the necessary bond or the collection of the pablic revenue or county levy: F vided however, That nothing in this act shall be so constru : as to release any Liability on sheriff, or the sureties in his official bo

, from any liability Sheriff; bonde already incurred in consequence of an defalcation of the rod not to be

released. sheriff in relation to the collection I said revenue or county levy. § 2. The better to secure the collecti i of the revenue

Who may be

appointed coand levy for the years aforesaid, the cor: 'y court, in cases lector. where the office of sheriff has been vacı' id, and has been filled by a new appointment, may, in its it cretion, appoint the new sheriff collector of said revenue .nd levy, or may appoint any discreet person collector, wh, will execute the bond required by law of such officers by,ore they enter upon the duties of their office.

3. That any sheriff or collector, who, "ior to the pas- Time given to sage of this act, has failed to make a retu i of his lists of

quent lista delinquents in the collection of the public revenue or county levy for the year 1861, shall be allowed the further time until the first day of July, 1862, to return said list in the manner now prescribed by law. § 4. The judges of the county courts may, at any term Justices may

be assembled to of their respective courts before the said first day of July, receive delin1862, assemble the justices of the peace to receive said quent liste. delinquent lists, in the same manner as at the regular court of claims. $ 5. If, in any county or counties in this State, the county How Auditor

may appoint court shall fail or refuse to appoint a collector of the rev

collectors in enues for the years 1861 and 1862, or either of them, or certain cases. no person can be found who will accept the office, by the appointment of the county court, as provided for in the preceding sections of this act, it shall be the duty of the Auditor of Public Accounts to appoint a collector for such county, whose duty it shall be to collect the revenue aforesaid ;

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and for that purpose such collector shall have all the powers conferred by law upon sheriffs or collectors of the public revenue: Provided however, That before such collector enters upon the duties of his office, he shall give bond, with good personal security, before the Auditor and in his office, faithfully to collect and account for such revenue, and against whom the same proceedings may be had as against defaulting sheriffs in the collection of the revenue. $ 6. That this act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862

CHAPTER 594.
AN ACT providing for the laying and collecting the county levy, and holding

the court of claims in certain counties of this Commonwealth.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky:

§ 1. That if, in any county in this Commonwealth, from Time given to any cause, no court of claims or levy court was held for the claims and lev- year 1861, it shall and may be lawful for the county court

of such county, at any regular term thereof, before the 1st day of July, 1862, to hold a court of claims or levy court for the year 1861, in the same manner, and with the same powers and duties, as are prescribed by the laws now in force on that subject.

§ 2. Where any court of claims may have been held in Certain pro- any county, and the county levy laid, but not at the regugoedings legal- lar time for holding such court, the proceedings of any

court, so held, shall be, and the same are hereby, legalized. $3. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 600.
AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to amend the Code of Practice in

civil cases," approved December 23d, 1061.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky :

§ 1. That in any proceeding by attachment now pendPage 54–55, ing, or hereafter commenced, the affidavit or grounds of ante. Grounds of at

attachment may be amended so as to embrace any grounds tachment may of attachment that my exist up to and until the final judg. bo amended

ment upon the same. If the amendments embrace only

grounds existing at the time of the commencement of said Lien regulated. proceeding, the lien created by the suing out or levying

the original attachment shall be held good; but if the amendments embrace new grounds not existing at the time of the suing out of the original attachment, the lien shall exist on the property levied upon from the filing of the same.

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§ 2. That the sixth section of the act to which this is an 1862. amendment, shall apply to all other civil actions as fully Various as to proceedings by attachment, such being the original amendments to purpose of said section.

cember, 1861. 3. That section twelve of said act be so amended that, after the words therein by the order or direction," the words " or license” shall be inserted and read; and the same shall have all the force and effect as if said last words had been so inserted when said section was enacted.

§ 4. That section four of said act be so amended that, after the words thereof, “ or by sureties under sections," shall be inserted and read the figures “729," instead of “ 229,” now appearing in the same; and the section thus amended, being according to its original intent, shall have the same effect as if said figures 729 had been so inserted when it was enacted.

$ 5. Trat the attachments provided for in the act to Whero actions which this is an amendment may be sued out, and the ac- cuted.

may be prosetions in which the same are obtained may be prosecuted in any county in which property may be attached, or a garnishee who is indebted, or has property belonging to defendant, be served with process. $ 6. This act shall be in force from its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

CHAPTER 601.
AN ACT to amend chapter 63 of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Limitation

of Actions and Suits."
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky:

1. That the provisions of chapter 63 of the Revised Statutes, entitled “ Limitation of Actions and Suits,” shall extend to and embrace all cases, whether the right of action accrued before or after the Revised Statutes took effect.

ý 2. This act shall take effect thirty days from its passage.

Approved March 15, 1862.

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CHAPTER 602.
AN ACT to legalize proceedings of the courts of justices of the peace and

quarterly and police judges.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
Kentucky :

§ 1. That all judgments which have been rendered hy Certain judajustices of the peace, and quarterly and police judges, at ceedings of jus the March terms 1862, of said courts, are hereby legalized ijces and rearand declared valid; and the same proceedings shall be had ized.

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