§30-3-20  Relative rank of officers. –

Published: 2015

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Military Affairs and Defense


National Guard

SECTION 30-3-20

   § 30-3-20  Relative rank of officers.


The date of the appointment of a commissioned officer of the national guard

shall be expressed in his or her commission and shall be considered as the date

thereof. Commissioned officers shall rank according to the date of their

commissions. Between officers of the same grade and date of appointment, where

there has been no previous military service the relative rank shall be

determined by age, the elder taking precedence. When two (2) officers of the

same grade are commissioned as of the same date, their rank shall be determined

first, by the length of previous service as a commissioned officer, second, by

age, the elder taking precedence.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1956, ch. 3742, par. 64; G.L. 1956, § 30-3-20.)