Expansion of Scope of Sodalitas Militarium
The charter of the Sodalitas Militarium is hereby expanded to include the functions, roles, and procedures described in the following petition received from the representatives Sodalitas Militarium.
] We, the Praefectus Castorum, Staff and Sodales of the Sodalitas ] Militarium hereby most humbly propose to expand the scope of functions ] within the Sodalitus Militarium to include: ] ] --Establishing The Militarium Review Board; a voluntary sanctioning body ] for military reenactment and living history organizations; ] ] --Establishing a new Praefectus Fabrum Doctum to oversee this function; ] ] --Establishing a Militarium Review Staff consisting of the necessary ] positions to assist the new Praefect in this function; ] ] --Establishing a Militarium Review Liaison Service charged with ] Recruitment, Review and Retention of sponsored Legios and related ] organizations and personnel. ] ] I. The Current State of the Sodalitas Militarium ] ] The Miitarium currently consists of the following organization: ] ] A Praefectus Castorum who heads the Miltarium; ] ] The Praefectus Castorum Staff consisting of: ] ] --Cornicularius Major (Adjutant); ] ] --Cornicularius Minor (Adjutant Asst.) ] ] --Scriba / Beneficarius; (Admin.Asst.) ] ] --Assensai Major (Senior Advisor) ] ] Four Legates and a Tribune, who head the five major parts of the ] Miltarium: ] ] --Legate Legionus (The Roman Legions); ] ] --Legate Auxila (The Roman Military Auxiliary Forces); ] ] --Legata Navales (The Roman Naval Forces); ] ] --Legate Architecturas / Geographica (Engineering and Cartography); ] ] --Tribune "Pilum" (The Militarum Quarterly Newsletter) and "Special ] Studies" Staff. ] ] II. Establish the position of the Praefectus Fabrum Doctum to ] head the Militarium Review Board (MRB) within the Sodalitas Militarium. ] The Praefectus Fabrum Doctum (PFD) will be bound by the following ] requirements: ] ] 1. The PFD will report to the Militarium Praefectus Castorum; ] ] 2. The PFD will be chosen by the Senate from a list of ] Candidates approved by the Militarium Praefectus Castorum; ] ] 3. The PFD shall rank below the Militarium Legates, and ] equally with appointed Militarium Tribunes; ] ] 4. The PFD shall serve at the pleasure of the Militarium ] Praefectus Castorum and the Nova Roma Senate; ] ] 5. The PFD's authority will have and maintain extensive oversight and ] review processes within the MRB Organization guidelines bearing on ] military and para-military reenactment / living history organizations ] under the sponsorship of Nova Roma. The PFD will also be ] responsible, under the direct guidance of the Militarium Praefectus ] Castorum, for contacting such military and para-military reenactment / ] living history associations not under the sponsorship of Nova Roma for ] information and to provide them with an opportunity to consider ] sponsorship in Nova Roma. ] ] III. The Staff of the PFD will consist of the following ] positions: ] ] 1. A Scriba -- who will assist the PFD in all administrative ] documentation and detail. If other Scibae are assigned the senior ] Scriba will then become a Scriba Major with the concurrence of the ] Miitarium Praefectus Castorum and the PFD; ] ] 2. A Beneficarius -- who will assist the PFD as an Advisor and Asst. ] Cornicularius in all endeavors. The Beneficarius should be the core ] of this officer's Staff, The Beneficarius shall rank over all Scriba ] and Libraii. Libraii as required will be appointed and ranked as ] Scriba, with specific research and document development duties; ] ] 3. Additional Staff may be assigned, with the concurrence of the ] Militarium Praefectus Castorum, at a later date as the need shall arise, ] and at the request of the PFD based on reported workload / data receipt ] accelerations. ] ] IV. Establish the Militarium Review Board which shall function as a ] liaison service, and a review organization under the authority of the ] Praefectus Fabrum Doctum which will: ] ] 1. Develop and Maintain required documentation for identification, unit ] contact and unit data accumulation regarding any Legios, ] Military/Para-military Reenactment / Living History units (hereafter ] known as "Legions") with the potential for Nova Roma sponsorship, as ] indicated below: ] ] A. Contact / Outreach documentation for Roman Legions; ] ] B. Updated Contact / Information Records on Legions as indicated in ] (A.) above; ] ] C. Data-Gathering Documentation for Legions requesting sponsorship ] consideration from Nova Roma; ] ] D. Recommendation Forms to the Nova Roma Senate for Legions ] requesting sponsorship consideration from Nova Roma. ] ] 2. Completed Recommendations for Legions requesting sponsorship ] considerations will be sent to the Nova Roma Senate by the Militarium ] Praefectus Castorum; ] ] 3. Provide the Biennial Reviews to the Nova Roma Senate and to each of ] the Legion's specific leadership of the reviewed organizations ] (Legion's review to the same Legion's leadership only); ] ] 4. Maintain contact and updated contact information with Legions ] while emphasizing the following elements: ] ] A. Nova Roma can and will assist in coordination with other Roman Era ] Reenactors; ] ] B. Nova Roma can and will assist in the maximizing of required ] authenticity and accuracy in the reenactment community with regard to ] materials, accoutrements, weapons, uniforms, clothing, food and ] procedures in the reenactment community,in accordance with the Nova Roma ] published standards; ] ] C. Freedom of religion is respected within Nova Roma and the Sodalitas ] Militarium. Nova Roma sponsorship of Legions therefore is completely ] independent of religious affiliation for any Legions or thier members; ] ] D. Promote and encourage all contacted Legions and individuals to ] participate and seek citizenship in Nova Roma.
Passed, Yes-13; No-0; Abstain-0
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