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Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 437.302. Composition

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(a) The Texas State Guard is composed of units the governor, or adjutant general if delegated the authority, considers advisable.

(b) To serve in the Texas State Guard, a person:

(1) must be a resident of this state for at least 180 days;

(2) must be a citizen of the United States or a person who has been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence under the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. Section 1101 et seq.);

(3) subject to Subsection (c), must be at least 18 years of age and not older than 70 years of age;

(4) must undergo a criminal history check;

(5) must not be a registered sex offender;  and

(6) must be acceptable to and approved by the governor or adjutant general under the governor's direction.

(c) The adjutant general may adopt a policy regarding waiver of the maximum age requirement under Subsection (b)(3).

Cite this article: - Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 437.302. Composition - last updated April 14, 2021 |

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