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Session Laws, 1912
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SEC. 15. The Adjutant-General shall be in control of the
military department of the State, and subordinate only to the
Governor in matters pertaining to said department. He will
perform such duties as pertain to the Adjutant-General and the
other chiefs of staff departments, under the regulations and
customs of the United States Army. He will superintend the
preparation of all returns and reports required by the United
States from the State, and will perform all the duties prescribed
for him by the militia law of the State, (a) He shall keep a
register of all the officers of the militia of the State, and keep
in his office all records and papers required to be kept and filed
therein, and make a report as of the 30th of September in each
year, within fifteen days thereafter, to the Governor, including
a detailed statement of all the receipts and expenditures for
military purposes during the year, (b) He shall, at the ex-
pense of the State, when necessary, cause the militia law, the
military regulations of the State and Articles of War of the
United States to be printed, indexed and bound in proper and
compact form and distributed to the commissioned officers of
the National Guard, sheriffs, clerks of Circuit Court of the
counties, and to the clerk of the Superior Court of Baltimore
City, one copy to each; and to each commissioned officer and
headquarters he shall issue one copy of the necessary text-books
and of such annual reports concerning the militia as the Gov-
ernor may direct, (c) He shall cause to be prepared and issued
all necessary blank books, blank forms and notices required to
carry into full effect the provisions of this chapter. All such
books and blanks shall be and remain the property of the State,
(d) The seal now used in the office of the Adjutant-General
shall be the seal of his office and shall be delivered by him to his
successor, (e) The Adjutant-General may have one Assistant
Adjutant-General of the grade of Colonel, whose salary shall be
fifteen hundred dollars per annum, and the said sum is hereby
appropriated for that purpose annually, and the Comptroller is
hereby directed to draw his warant on the Treasurer, who is
hereby directed to pay the same in equal monthly instalments;
and the necessary clerks and employees, not exceeding four, and
as many laborers as may be required from time to time. The
Assistant Adjutant-General shall be at the time of his appoint-
ment an officer in active service in the militia of the State, or
shall have served in the National Guard for at least three years.
He shall be appointed and commissioned by the Governor upon
the recommendation of the Adjutant-General, and shall be enti-
tled to all rights and privileges granted to officers of the Na-
tional Guard in this chapter. The clerks and employees shall be


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