The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 881. Repealed. 1973, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 17, eff. April 4, 1974.
§§ 882, 883. Repealed. 1969, No. 261 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. April 7, 1970.
§ 884. Exemption from arrest
Officers, noncommissioned officers, musicians and privates enrolled in this state, while under orders for service under the government of the United States or under authority of this state, except for treason, felony and breach of the peace, shall be privileged from arrest and imprisonment by civil authority, from the date of the issuing of such orders to the time of their discharge from service.
§ 885. Brevet rank
When he or she deems it for the best interest of the service, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, the governor may confer brevet rank upon such officers and enlisted members of the military service of the state as have performed gallant, faithful or meritorious service in the line of duty.
§ 886. Retirement of officers
A member of the national guard who has served faithfully therein for a period of not less than ten years, at least five years of which shall have been as a commissioned officer, at his or her own request, may be placed on the retired list with the highest rank held by him or her during such service; and if a commissioned officer who has not had the full length of service herein required, becomes permanently disabled to perform his or her duties, upon his or her own application, in the discretion of the commander in chief, he or she may be placed upon the retired list with the rank last held by him or her.
§ 887. Privileges
Officers of the retired list shall be borne on the roster of the national guard as so retired, and shall be entitled to wear the uniform of the highest grade attained by them on all occasions of military ceremony, but shall receive no compensation from the state.