Section 31-2-9Powers, etc., of Governor and Adjutant General with respect to State Defense Force; State Defense Force to be free from federal control.
In the event the provisions of Section 31-2-8 become operative, then the Governor and the Adjutant General shall have all the power, authority, duties, and rights in relation to the Alabama State Defense Force as they have in relation to the National Guard of Alabama not in federal service, and all sections of this chapter so applying shall likewise apply to the State Defense Force; except, that the State Defense Force shall be free from any federal control, and those provisions of this chapter relating to such federal control or regulations shall not apply to the organization, maintenance or training of the State Defense Force when called to duty as the Alabama State Defense Force.
(Acts 1973, No. 1038, p. 1572, §9; Acts 1983, 4th Ex. Sess., No. 83-924, p. 206, §1.)