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Enrolled HB 210: Relating to the appointment and qualifications of the adjutant general.

00 Enrolled HB 210                                                                                                         
01 Relating to the appointment and qualifications of the adjutant general.                                                 
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03    * Section 1. AS 26.05.160(a) is amended to read:                                                                   
04            (a)  The adjutant general of the state is appointed by the governor. In                                  
05       appointing the adjutant general, the governor may give preference to a person                                 
06       who has served at least five years in the Alaska Army National Guard or the                                   
07       Alaska Air National Guard. The governor shall prescribe the grade of the adjutant                             
08       general, which may not exceed lieutenant [MAJOR] general. To be eligible for                                  
09       appointment as adjutant general, a person must be a citizen of the state and must be a                        
10       federally recognized general-grade officer in the Alaska National Guard or an                                 
11       officer who has the qualifications to gain federal recognition as a general-grade                             
12       officer either in active status or in retirement status eligible for reappointment as                         
13       a general-grade officer. The adjutant general shall make returns and reports to the                           
14       Chief, National Guard Bureau, and to the governor or to the officers designated by the                            
15       Chief, National Guard Bureau, and the governor, at the times and in the form                                      
01       prescribed.