5923.27 Privileges and immunities while on state active duty.

(A) No member of the organized militia called to state active duty shall be arrested on any warrant, except for treason or felony, while going to, performing, or returning from such duty.

(B) A member of the organized militia called to state active duty to aid the civil authorities in executing the laws of the state, suppressing insurrection, repelling invasion, or promoting the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of this state shall be considered a law enforcement officer, as that term is defined in section 2901.01 of the Revised Code, and shall be afforded the privileges and immunities afforded persons under sections 109.361 and 2305.23 of the Revised Code.

(C) A member of the organized militia called to state active duty in the event of a disaster, as defined in section 5502.21 of the Revised Code, shall have the privileges and immunities afforded persons under sections 109.361 and 5502.30 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 5923.27

History. Effective Date: 10-29-1995