Skip to Navigation | Skip to Main Content | Skip to Site Map

Account: Sign Up | Login

Florida Constitution Revision Commission

PUB 700761: Right of Conscience by Kyle Baker

ARTICLE X: MISCELLANEOUS, Section 2. Militia.

SECTION 2.Militia.
  1. The militia shall be composed of all ablebodied inhabitants of the state who are or have declared their intention to become citizens of the United States; except that any and no person because of religious creed or opinion shall be exempted from military duty except upon conditions provided by law.
  2. The organizing, equipping, housing, maintaining, and disciplining of the militia, and the safekeeping of public arms may be provided for by law.
  3. The governor shall appoint all commissioned officers of the militia, including an adjutant general who shall be chief of staff. The appointment of all general officers shall be subject to confirmation by the senate.
  4. The qualifications of personnel and officers of the federally recognized national guard, including the adjutant general, and the grounds and proceedings for their discipline and removal shall conform to the appropriate United States army or air force regulations and usages.