Today's Law As Amended


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SB-193 The state militia.(2015-2016)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 20, 2015


SECTION 1.

 Section 102 of the Military and Veterans Code is amended to read:

102.
 The Uniform Code of Military Justice (Chapter 47 (commencing with Section 801) of Title 10 of the United States Code) and the rules and regulations adopted thereunder, together with the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, are hereby adopted as a part of this code and shall govern and be applicable, except as otherwise provided in this code or in the California Manual for Courts-Martial or other regulations adopted by the Governor or the Adjutant General, to the active militia, including the California National Guard.

SEC. 2.

 Section 451 of the Military and Veterans Code is amended to read:

451.
 (a) The constitution and jurisdiction of general courts-martial, special courts-martial, summary courts-martial, and courts of inquiry, the form and manner in which the proceedings are conducted and recorded, the forms of oaths and affirmations taken in the administration of military law by such courts, the limits of punishment, and the proceedings in the revision thereof, shall be governed by the terms of the laws and regulations governing the United States Army, Air Force, or Navy, and the law and procedure of similar courts of the United States Army, Air Force, or Navy, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.
(b) The provisions of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and the rules and regulations published thereunder, shall govern and be applicable to the active militia, including the California National Guard, except as otherwise provided in this code, the California Manual for Courts-Martial, or other regulations as adopted by the Governor or Adjutant General.
(c) (1) Notwithstanding subdivision (b), an attempt by a member of the active militia, including the California National Guard, to kill himself or herself shall not be prosecuted as a military crime.
(2) The Adjutant General shall ensure that any member of the active militia that attempts to kill himself or herself shall be referred, as soon as practically possible, to the department’s Behavioral Health Liaison Program, or its successor, to receive assistance, counseling, or referral to other appropriate available services.