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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety


(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 361)
  • § 361. Military Department; National Guard

    (a) The Military Department, created by 3 V.S.A. § 212, shall be administered by the Adjutant and Inspector General and shall include the National Guard and all military components of the State.

    (b) The organized militia shall be known as the National Guard, and shall consist of the organizations and personnel of such arm, service, corps, or department as the federal government may require to be maintained in the State, organized in accordance with federal regulations and approved by the Governor. The Governor may alter, divide, annex, consolidate, disband, or reorganize the same and create new organizations, when the federal regulations require, in order that the National Guard of this State shall conform to any system of drill, discipline, administration, and instruction prescribed for the U.S. Armed Forces. The Governor shall adopt all necessary rules for the government of the National Guard pursuant to this section. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 34, eff. March 1, 1961; 1973, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 4, 1974; 2017, No. 113 (Adj. Sess.), § 113.)