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PROCLAMATIONS-JAN. 5 , 1942 55 Stat. 12 . 14 U.S.C., Supp. I, 1308. 54 Stat. 2739, 2746, 2747, 2760. 50 U. S. C., 8upp. 1, app. i 302 note. 56 Stat. 1644. 54 Stat. 886 . 50 U. 8. C., app. 1§ 301-318; Supp. I, f 302-315. Ante, pp. 369, 386, 724, 1018 . Time for third reg- istration. categories to be specified by the President, residing in the United States, who are not citizens of the United States, and who have not declared their intention to become citizens of the United States, shall not be required to be registered under section 2 and shall be relieved from liability for training and service under section 3 (b)."

"SEC. 10. (a) The President is authorized- (1) to prescribe the necessary rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of this Act;"

(4) to utilize the services of any or all departments and any and all officers or agents of the United States and to accept the services of all officers and agents of the several States, Terri- tories, and the District of Columbia and subdivisions thereof in the execution of this Act;"

"SEC. 14. (a) Every person shall be deemed to have notice of the requirements of this Act upon publication by the President of a proclamation or other public notice fixing a time for any registration under section 2."

WHEREAS section 208 of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Reserve Act of 1941, approved February 19, 1941 (Public Law 8, 77th Cong.), provides, in part, as follows: "Members of the [Coast Guard] Reserve, other than tempo- rary members as provided for in section 207 hereof, shall receive the same exemption from registration and liability for training and service as members of the Naval Reserve * * *;" WHEREAS the first registration under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 took place in the continental United States October 16, 1940, in the Territory of Hawaii on October 26, 1940, in Puerto Rico on November 20, 1940, and in the Territory of Alaska on January 22, 1941, pursuant to proclamations issued by me on September 16, 1940 October 1, 1940, October 8, 1940, and November 12, 1940, respectively; WHEREAS the second registration under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 took place in the United States, the Terri- tories of Alaska and Hawaii, and in Puerto Rico on July 1, 1941, pursuant to proclamation issued by me on May 26, 1941; WHEREAS a state of war now exists between the United States of America and the Empire of Japan, Germany, and Italy; and WHEREAS this and other registrations under the Selective Train- ing and Service Act of 1940 and the amendments thereto will be re- quired to insure victory, final and complete, over the enemies of the United States: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, do proclaim the following: 1. Pursuant to the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, the registration of male citizens of the United States and other male persons who were born on or after February 17, 1897, and on or before December 31, 1921, shall take place in the United States and the Territories of Alaska and Hawaii, and in Puerto Rico on Monday, the 16th day of February, 1942, between the hours of 7:00 a. m. and9:00p.m 1930 [56 STAT.