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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 021 : General Provisions

(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 any arm, service, corps, or department that the federal government requires to be maintained in the State. The National Guard shall be organized in accordance with federal regulations and approved by the Governor. The Governor may alter, divide, annex, consolidate, disband, or reorganize the Vermont National Guard and create new organizations as necessary to ensure that the Vermont National Guard conforms to federal regulations and any system of drill, discipline, administration, and instruction prescribed for the U.S. Armed Forces.

    (c) The Adjutant and Inspector General shall adopt all necessary rules for the government of the National Guard pursuant to this chapter. (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; 2021, No. 10, § 1.)