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48-512. Articles of war; freedom from arrest; jury duty. (a) Whenever such forces or any part thereof shall be ordered out for active service, the articles of war of the United States applicable to members of the national guard of this state in relation to courts-martial, their jurisdiction and the limits of punishment and the rules and regulations prescribed thereunder shall be in full force and effect with respect to the Kansas state guard.

(b) Whenever such forces or any part thereof shall be ordered out for service of any kind, they shall have all powers, duties and immunities of peace officers of the state of Kansas in addition to all powers, duties and immunities now otherwise provided by law.

(c) No officer or enlisted person of such forces shall be arrested on any warrant, except for treason or felony, while going to, remaining at, or returning from a place where he or she is ordered to attend for military duty.

Every officer and enlisted person of such forces shall, during service therein, be exempt from service upon any posse comitatus and from jury duty.

History: L. 1941, ch. 275, ยง 12; March 20.


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