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Article X, Oregon Constitution

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Article X of the Oregon Constitution is entitled The Militia and consists of three sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

State Militia

The Legislative Assembly shall provide by law for the organization, maintenance and discipline of a state militia for the defense and protection of the State.[1]

Amendments

  • Amendment proposed by H.J.R. 5, 1961, and adopted by the people Nov. 6, 1962.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Persons Exempt

Persons whose religious tenets, or conscientious scruples forbid them to bear arms shall not be compelled to do so.[1]

Amendments

  • Amendment proposed by H.J.R. 5, 1961, and adopted by the people Nov. 6, 1962.

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Officers

The Governor, in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the military forces of the State, shall appoint and commission an Adjutant General. All other officers of the militia of the State shall be appointed and commissioned by the Governor upon the recommendation of the Adjutant General.[1]

Amendments

  • Amendment proposed by H.J.R. 5, 1961, and adopted by the people Nov. 6, 1962.

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

Staff Officers; Commissions

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Amendment proposed by H.J.R. 5, 1961, and adopted by the people Nov. 6, 1962.

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Legislature to Make Regulations for Militia

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Amendment proposed by H.J.R. 5, 1961, and adopted by the people Nov. 6, 1962.

Section 6

Text of Section 6:

Continuity of Government in Event of Enemy Attack

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Created through H.J.R. 9, 1959, and adopted by the people Nov. 8, 1960.
  • Repeal proposed by H.J.R. 24, 1975, and adopted by the people Nov. 2, 1976.

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