AN ACT TO AMEND THE SELECTION CRITERIA FOR ADJUTANT GENERAL OF THE NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, TO ADD AN ASSISTANT ADJUTANT GENERAL FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD, AND TO ALLOW FOR ADDITIONAL USES OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER FUNDS FOR SURVIVING FAMILY MEMBERS OF DECEASED NATIONAL GUARD SERVICEMEMBERS.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 127A-19 to remove the requirement that the Adjutant General have federal recognition at the time of appointment.
Deletes requirement that the appointee must have a minimum of three years of service in the NC Army or Air National Guard in the last six years prior to the appointment date and replaces it with a requirement that the appointee must have served a total of five years or more of commissioned service in any reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve. Makes conforming changes.
Clarifies requirements to be eligible for appointment as Adjutant General, providing that the potential appointee must have been in command of a company or similar size unit, or larger unit, for at least 12 months in the NC National Guard or in any component of the Armed Forces of the USA (previously, did not specify size of unit).
Provides that in order to be appointed as the Deputy Adjutant General, the appointee must meet the same requirements as the Adjutant General, as found in GS 127A-19(b).
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