10 U.S. Code § 331 - Federal aid for State governments

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Whenever there is an insurrections in any State against its government, the President may, upon the request of its legislature or of its governor if the legislature cannot be convened, call into Federal service such of the militia of the other States, in the number requested by that State, and use such of the armed forces, as he considers necessary to suppress the insurrection.

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 15.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
331 50:201. R.S. 5297.

The words “armed forces” are substituted for the words “land or naval forces of the United States”. The word “governor” is substituted for the word “executive”. The word “may” is substituted for the words “it shall be lawful * * * to”. The words “into Federal service” are substituted for the word “forth” for uniformity and clarity.

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32 CFR - National Defense

32 CFR Part 185 - DEFENSE SUPPORT OF CIVIL AUTHORITIES (DSCA)

32 CFR Part 215 - EMPLOYMENT OF MILITARY RESOURCES IN THE EVENT OF CIVIL DISTURBANCES

32 CFR Part 501

 

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