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Title 20: Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 031: OATHS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEMBERS

  • § 701. Oaths of officers

    A person commissioned as an officer or warrant officer of the national guard, within such time as the commander in chief may designate after such commission is tendered him or her, shall take and subscribe to such oath as may be prescribed by federal law and regulations before a civil officer legally qualified to administer oaths, or before a national guard officer or warrant officer who has previously taken and subscribed such oath; provided that such oath shall contain obligations of allegiance to the state and to the United States, and in the absence of federal law or regulations upon the subject, the oath shall be as prescribed by the commander in chief. In case of neglect or refusal to take such oath within the time specified, the officer shall be deemed to have resigned his or her office and a new election shall be ordered or appointment made as required by law.

  • § 702. Oaths of enlisted members

    At the time of their enlistment, all enlisted members of the national guard shall take and subscribe to such oath and contract as shall be prescribed by federal law and regulations before a national guard officer or warrant officer who has taken and subscribed to the oath for officers prescribed in section 701 of this title; provided that such oath shall contain obligations of allegiance to the state and to the United States, and in the absence of federal law or regulations upon the subject the oath and contract shall be as prescribed by the commander in chief.

  • § 703. Duties of officers

    Commissioned officers shall obey orders received from superior officers, attend drills, parades, inspections and reviews, prescribed or authorized by this chapter, make such returns as the commander in chief directs, and under such regulations as he prescribes, perform other duties incident to their positions under the constitution and laws of this state and of the United States, and conform to such regulations as are prescribed by the commander in chief.

  • § 704. Duties of enlisted members

    Enlisted members shall obey orders received from their officers to attend drills, parades, inspections and reviews, directed or authorized by this chapter, prescribed for them to attend, and perform the duties incident to their respective positions, subject to the regulations which the commander in chief prescribes.

  • §§ 705, 706. Repealed. 1973, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 17, eff. April 4, 1974.