Article 16, Arizona Constitution

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Article XVI of the Arizona Constitution is entitled Militia. It has only three sections.[1]


Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Composition of Militia

The militia of the state of Arizona shall consist of all capable citizens of the state between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, and of those between said ages who shall have declared their intention to become citizens of the United States, residing therein, subject to such exemptions as now exist, or as may hereafter be created, by the laws of the United States or of this state.[1][2]

Amendment

Ratified on November 7, 2000 via voter approval of Proposition 101.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Composition and Designation of Organized Militia

The organized militia shall be designated "The National Guard of Arizona," and shall consist of such organized military bodies as now exist under the laws of the territory of Arizona or as may hereafter be authorized by law.[1][2]

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Conformity to Federal Regulations

The organization, equipment, and discipline of the national guard shall conform as nearly as shall be practicable to the regulations for the government of the armies of the United States.[1][2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Arizona State Legislature, "Arizona Constitution", accessed March 26, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.