HB 354: "An Act relating to qualifications of the adjutant general; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 354 01 "An Act relating to qualifications of the adjutant general; and providing for an effective 02 date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 26.05.160(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) The adjutant general of the state is appointed by the governor. The 06 governor shall prescribe the grade of the adjutant general, which may not exceed 07 major general. To be eligible for appointment as adjutant general, a person must be a 08 citizen of the state and must be a federally recognized officer in the Alaska 09 National Guard or an officer who has the qualifications to gain federal 10 recognition as a general-grade officer, either in active status or in retirement 11 status eligible for reappointment as a general-grade officer; in appointing the 12 adjutant general, the governor shall consider and give preference to persons with 13 at least five years' service in the Alaska National Guard or Alaska Air National 14 Guard. The adjutant general shall make returns and reports to the Chief, National
01 Guard Bureau, and to the governor or to the officers designated by the Chief, National 02 Guard Bureau, and the governor, at the times and in the form prescribed. 03 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).