Article 16, Arizona Constitution
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| 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.
Ratified on November 7, 2000 via voter approval of Proposition 101.
| 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.
| 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.