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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 029 : CALLING OUT THE NATIONAL GUARD

Subchapter 001 : STATE SERVICE

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 601)
  • § 601. When and by whom national guard called out

    The commander in chief or, in his absence, the lieutenant governor, or, in the absence of both, the adjutant and inspector general, in case of riot, rebellion or insurrection within the state or in case of great opposition to the service of legal process, whether civil or criminal, or in case of invasion or imminent danger thereof, or in case of disaster, or emergency proclaimed by the governor, may call out the national guard, or such parts thereof as he or she deems necessary, and may order such force into camp for instruction and drill. Until discharged by order of the commander in chief such force shall be subject to his or her order and shall be governed by the regulations prescribed for the army of the United States; and the commander in chief may order the same into camp for instruction and drill when in his or her judgment the interests of the state require. (Amended 1969, No. 261 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 7, 1970; 1973, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. April 4, 1974.)