5919.01 Composition and organization of Ohio national guard.

(A) The Ohio national guard consists of those organizations and units that are, under the laws of the United States and the regulations promulgated under them, prescribed as the portion of the army or air national guard of the United States located and organized within this state according to the locations, branches, organizations, and allotments approved by the governor of this state.

(B) The organizations and units of the Ohio national guard shall conform to and be organized according to the organizational or allowance tables prescribed by the department of the army or air force and by the national guard bureau for the national guard. In case of an emergency or imminent danger of an emergency, the governor, as commander in chief, may increase the size of the Ohio national guard according to the existing regulations governing the armed forces of the United States, as the exigency of the occasion requires. Any organization and increase may be made either pursuant to, or in advance of, any call or order made by the president of the United States.

Effective Date: 09-18-1997