SECTION 1. MEMBERSHIP
The State militia consists of all able-bodied persons residing in the State except those exempted by law.
SECTION 2. SUBORDINATION OF MILITARY POWER
The military shall be in strict subordination to the civil power.
SECTION 3. ORGANIZATION, EQUIPMENT AND DISCIPLINE
The General Assembly shall provide by law for the organization, equipment and discipline of the militia in conformity with the laws governing the armed forces of the United States.
SECTION 4. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF AND OFFICERS
(a) The Governor is commander-in-chief of the organized
militia, except when they are in the service of the United States. He may call them out to enforce the laws, suppress insurrection or repel invasion.
(b) The Governor shall commission militia officers who shall hold their commissions for such time as may be provided by law.
SECTION 5. PRIVILEGE FROM ARREST
Except in cases of treason, felony or breach of peace, persons going to, returning from or on militia duty are privileged from arrest.