2020 Georgia Code
Title 38 - Military, Emergency Management, and Veterans Affairs
Chapter 2 - Military Affairs
Article 1 - State Militia Generally
Part 3 - State Defense Force
§ 38-2-50. Creation or Disbandment; Organization and Administration; Commander

Universal Citation: GA Code § 38-2-50 (2020)

The State Defense Force may be created, established, maintained, or disbanded by the Governor at any time when such action is authorized under federal law. It shall be organized, armed, equipped, disciplined, governed, administered, and trained as prescribed by this chapter and the regulations issued thereunder, in conformance with the laws of the United States. Whenever such a state force shall be organized, it shall be commanded by a brigadier general.

(Ga. L. 1917, p. 91, § 1; Code 1933, § 86-1501; Ga. L. 1951, p. 311, § 27; Ga. L. 1955, p. 10, §§ 30, 55; Ga. L. 1985, p. 356, § 4.)

Cross references.

- Workers' Compensation applicability to the Georgia National Guard and the State Defense Force, § 34-9-1.

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