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A 2 EVENING BULLETIN, AUOUBT 10, 1895,
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Colors and Brushes, Burnishers
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AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AND REGULAT15 THE NATION
AL GUARD OF HAWAII AND SHARPSHOOTERS,
AND TO REPEAL ACT No. 40 OF THE LAWS OF THE
PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF .THE HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the Republic of Hawaii:
Suction 1. Tho orgnn'z d and uniformed military forco of
tho Ronublio of Hawaii is known as tho National Guurd of
Hawaii. This force ahull consist of not Iobs than four com
panies, which may bo organized by ordor of tho Comtnandor-in-Ohiof
and must bo looatod throughout tho Islands with rofor
onco to tho military wants thoroof, means of concentration and
othor military requirements.
Provided, however, that tho Oommandor-in-Chiof may
organizo bodies of sharpshnotors, which shall not be a part of
tho National Guurd of Hawaii, but shall bo entitled to simi
lar immnnitios, and in time of peaco shall bo subjeot only to
such laws and regulations as may from timo to time bo pro
scribed for their government by tho Oommandor-in-Ohief.
Section 2. Tho military forces of tho Ropublic of Hawaii
shall bo organizod into Companies, Battalions, and Regiments,
and shall consist as follows:
Companies shall consist of not loss that forty nor more than
ono hundred and throe officeis and onlistod mon. Thoy shall
bo organizod with ono Captain, ono First Lioutonant, and ono
Sooond Lioutonant, and not less than thirty-sovon nor more
than ono hundred enlisted mon.
Battalions shall consist of two or moro Companies.
Regiments shall consist of two or moro Battalions.
Section 3. Tho Fiold Officers of a Regiment shall bo ono
Oolonol, ono Liontenaut-Colonol, with ono Major for oaoh Bat
talion. Tho Staff of tho commanding officer of a Regiment shall
consist of ono Adjutant, ono Quartermaster, ono Ordnunco Offi
cer, ono Surgeon, and ono Chaplain, caoh with tho rank of
Captain, who are appointed by tho commanding oflicor, and
hold office at his pleasure or until their succossors aro appoint
ed and qualifiod.
Thoro shall also be an Adjutant appointod for each Bat
talion with the rank of First Lieutenunt.
The non-commissioned staiF consists of ono Regimental Sergeant-Ma
jor, one Sorgoant-Major for each Battalion, ono
Quartermaster-Sergeant, ono Ordnunco-Sorgeaut, ono Gommis-sary-S
rgoant, two Color-Sergeants, and one Ohiof Musician,
with the rank of Sorgoant-Major.
Section 4. Tho President is the Commandor-in-Ohiof of
tho National Guard.
Suction 5. Tho stuff of tho Commander-in-Chief may con
sist of ono Adjutant with tho rank of Lioutonant-Colonol, two
Majors and suoh Aides as ho may doem necossary, with tho
rank of Captain, to huld offioo at his pleasure
Section G. Tho Commander-in-Chief is authorized and
has power to establish and prosoribo such rules and regulations,
forms and pr.cidents, not inoinsistent with tho provisions of
tho laws as ho may doem propor for tho use, govornmont and
instruction of the National Guard, and to carry into full effect
tho provis:onn f the laws relativo thereto. Suoh rules, rogula
tionB, forms and prooedonts shall, from time to timo, be revisod
as may be doomed necessary, and shall be promulgated in
orders and compiled in suoh form as may bo doomed advisable
for tho information of tho National Guard, and shall havo tho
samo forco as though prescribed by law.
Section 7. All oommissionod officers of tho National
Guard and Sharpshooters shall be commissioned by tho Com-mnnder-in-Chief,
but ho may rofuso to iosuo n Commission to
any officer elootod or appointod if, in his opinion, the person
olected or ..ppointed is in any way unqualified or unworthy to
bo an offioor in tho National Guard.
Section 8. Tho Commander-in-Chief Hhall havo authority
to appoint and commission officers on active sorviee in case of
vacancies. Tho commission of any officor called into aotivo
Horvico continuos until ho is dischargod by ordor of tho Commander-in-Chief.
Any officer whilo on active sorvico shall be
subjeot to removal by ordor of the Commandor-in-Chiof.
Section 9. Vacancios in elcotivo offices of tho National
Guard, not in active sorvico, aro filled by oleation. When
vaeanoies occur at any oleotion through tho promotion of any
officer, suoh vacancies may then and thoro bo filled without
further order. Elootions of all commissioned officers of com
panies not on activo sorvico must bo by ballot, and shall bo
presided over by an oflicor appointed for that purpose by tho
Commandor-in-Ohiof, and suoh presiding officer shall, if the
oleotion be for company officers, givo at least seven days' notioa
of his appointmont to all parties intorostod by causing tho
order appointing him to bo posted in tho armory and road to
tho company. If for fiold officers nt least fourtoon days' notico
by publioition in soino nowspapor published in Honolulu. Ho
Hhall within three days fo'lowiug tho oleotion roport the
result of said olootlon to the Comtnutidorln-Ohlof. In nil olio
Hour for ooinmlesionud ollloors a majority of tho voIoh of those
prosont shall bo noocasnry to n choioo. In order to tho validity
of such election thoro must be prosont at loimt n majority in
number of those entitled to vote. In elootions of Field ofllcors,
Fiold and Lino ofllcots aro outlllcd to vote. Fiold ofllcors hold
offico for two ycum, or until thoir successors nru duly qualifiod.
Lino ofllcors hold offico for ono year, or until thoir successors
nro duly qualifiod.
Section 10. Evory olooled Lino officer of tho Nat onal
Guard must ou It's olootion to an offioo nppoar bf iro uu ex
amining board for examination as to his qualifications for tho
offico to which ho has bcon olootod.
Section 11. Whon an officor is ro-oleotcd no now commis
sion issues, but a certificate of such oleotion must be issued to
him by tho Oommandor in-Chiof.
Section 12. Whonovcr a suffioiout numbor of porsons
subject to military duty subscribe a call for tho organization of
a Company, tho Coinmandor-in-Ohief, with tho advico of tho
Counoil of State, upon tho application of such persons, may ap
point a timo and plaoo of meeting for tho purpose of organiza
tion, and detail an officer to preside over tho samo. Authority is
horoby given to tho President to organizo as a Company of the
National Guard, aB of July 1, 1895, oortain porsons who filod a
petition to bo so organ'zed on June 1, 1895.
Section 13. The Oommandor-in-Ohief may at any timo,
by and with the consent of tho Cabinot, for good and suffioiont
reasons, disband any portion of tho National Guard and Sharp
shooters. Section 14. Any offioor rosigning his commission must do
so in writing, addressing the Adjutant of tho Gonoral Staff, giv
ing his reason therofor, and transmit the sumo through his im
mediate commanding officer, who will make his ondorsoment
thereon; and tho resignation takes effect whon accoptod by tho
Commander-in-Chief and nnnonnced in ordors.
Section 15. All ofllcors and BOldiors of tho National
Guard and Sharpshooters who comply with all military duties
as provided in this Act are entitled to exemption from tho pay
mont of poll-tax, sohool tax and road tax; and all officers and
soldiers in activo sorvioo shall be oxompt from jury service.
Section 16. The Adjutant of the Genoral Stuff must inako
out on or beforo the fifth day of July of each your a complete
roll of tho military forces of each taxation district as they op
poar on tho reoords of his offico July 1st, and furnish n copy of
the samo duly sworn to tho assessor of tho district wherein such
force is located.
Section 17. All offioers and soldiers of tho National
Guard, on becoming members and beforo performing duty, and
nt ouch subsequent re-enlistmont, must tao and subforibo tho
following oath, which all oommissionod officers thoreof ro em
powered to administer: "1 do solomnly swoar thut ' will sup
port the Govornmont of the Republic of Hawaii and that I will
serve honestly and faithfully against all thoir enemies whomso
ever, and that I will obey tho ordors of the President of the Ro
public of Hawaii and tho orders of tho officers appointed over
mo, and will maintain and dofond tho laws, und that I will
serve in tho National Guurd of Hawaii as a soldier for the term
of ono your, provided that tho Government should so long re
quiro my sorviee.'' Which oath, certified by the officer admin
istering the same, must bo returnod to tho rogn outul adjutant
and bo preserved with the rolls of companies; oaths of ro-enlist-ment
shall show on the margin the number of ro-enlistmont.
Section 18. All fines and penalties for non-attondance
upon drills, parades and inspections; determined and imposed
undor the provisions of suoh rulos and by-laws as may bo
adopted from time to timo by any regiment, battalion or com
pony and approvod by tho Commander-in-Chief, or suoh fines
and penaltios aB may be determined by Court Murtial may bo
collected by action in the District Court, in tho namo of tho
Republic of Hawaii; and the books and reoords of tho regiment,
battalion or companies and tho proaoedings under which delin
quents aro finod are prima faoio ovidenco of the facts theroin
Section 19. Any onlistod man may bo discharged beforo
tho oxpiration of his term of sorvioo, by ordnr of tho command
ing offioor of tho battalion or regiment on tho rooommendation
of his company commander, or for any of tho following ieasons:
To accept promotion by commission; upon romoval of rosi donee
out of the bounds of the command to which ho belongs, to so
groat a distanco that, in tho opinion of such commanding offi
cor, he cannot properly perform hia military duty; upon disabi
lity, established by certifioato of a medical officer. Or he may
bo dishonorably discharged for any of tho following reasons:
Upon conviction of a felony in a civil court; by sontotico of a
Section 20. Any officor or enlisted man of tho National
Guard of Hawaii who shall be dishonorably disohargod shall
thereby be disabled to hold any offioo or employment in tho sor
vico of tho Repnblio of Hawaii unless pardonod by tho Com-mandor-in-Chief.
Section 21. In ease of war, insurrection or robollion, or
of rosistanco to tho execution of tho laws of this Government,
all omployoos of tho Govornmont, unless physically disabled,
shall report for duty and bo subject to military service.
Section 22. Tho following officors may appoint Courts
Martial: Tho Oommandor-in-Chiof, Gonoral Courts Martial;
tho Rogimontal Oommandor, Roglraentul Courts, and ovory of
ficor commanding a garrison or othor pluoe whoro troops nro