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The Iowa State Constitution, 2nd Edition by Pettys, Todd E (9th February 2018)

Part Two The Iowa Constitution and Commentary, Art.VI Militia

From: The Iowa State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Todd E. Pettys

The militia of this State shall be composed of all able-bodied male citizens, between the ages of eighteen and forty five years, except such as are or may hereafter be exempt by the laws of the United States, or of this State, and shall be armed, equipped, and trained, as the General Assembly may provide by law. Section 1 , which establishes Iowa’s militia and grants the General Assembly broad power to provide for its supplies and training, continues to read precisely as it did in the corresponding provision of the state’s 1846 constitution, with one exception:...
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