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California Laws | Military and Veterans Code

466. No sentence of a court-martial shall be carried into execution until the proceedings have been reviewed and the sentence approved by the officer appointing the court or by the officer commanding for the time being. (878)

467. For the purpose of collecting fines or penalties imposed by a court-martial, the president of any general or special court-martial and the summary court officer of any summary court shall make a list of all fines and penalties and of the persons against whom they have been imposed, and may thereafter issue a warrant under his or her hand directed to any sheriff or marshal of the county, commanding him or her to levy and collect the fines and penalties, together with the costs, upon and out of the property of the person against whom the fine or penalty is imposed. The warrant shall be executed and renewed in the same manner as executions under the Code of Civil Procedure. (879)

All fines collected under this section or imposed and collected under Section 450.1 shall be paid by the officer collecting them to the commanding officer of the organization of which the person fined is or was a member and shall be deposited by the commanding officer into the General Fund. (880)

468. Any person who is guilty of disorderly, contemptuous, or insolent behavior in a military court, or who uses insulting, contemptuous, or indecorous language or expression to or before a military court, or any member of such court in open court, tending to interrupt its proceedings or to impair the respect due to its authority, or who commits any breach of the peace or makes any noise or other disturbance directly tending to interrupt its proceedings, may be committed by warrant under the hand of the president of the court, or summary court officer, to the jail of the city or county in which such court sits, there to be confined for a period not to exceed three days. (881)

469. A person who has been separated from the military service shall be subject to the jurisdiction of a lawfully appointed court-martial for trial and punishment for offenses committed during his military service. (882)

If such person is found guilty, he shall be punished according to the Articles of War and the rules and regulations of the United States Army within the limits prescribed by this division and the Federal law for courts-martial of the National Guard. (883)

470. When the military offense charged is also an offense by the civil law of this State, the officer whose duty it is to order trial may order the person charged to be turned over to the civil authorities for trial; provided, such officer shall turn over such person to the civil authorities in the cases described in Section 471. (884)

471. Whenever any person in the military service of the State is charged with the commission while on duty of an offense which is a felony under the laws of this State, he shall be delivered by his superior officer or officers to the proper civil authorities of the county or city in which the offense occurred for trial. Trial and punishment by civil authorities shall not preclude trial and additional punishment by court-martial for any military offense resulting from commission of the felony. (885)

472. No officer by whom a military court is ordered or member of any such military court, or officer or person acting under its authority or reviewing the proceedings thereof or enforcing the process or sentence thereof shall be liable civilly or criminally for any act done in such capacity. (886)

473. Courts for the Naval Militia are provided for by section 300. (887)

474. The Adjutant General, under procedures established by him or her and approved by the Governor, and acting through a board of officers appointed by the Adjutant General, may correct any military record of a member of the California National Guard when he or she considers it necessary to correct an error or remove an injustice. (888)


Article 1. General Provisions (480-480.2) (890)(Text)

480. This chapter may be cited as the California National Guard Members' Revenue Bond Act of 1978. (891)

480.1. This chapter shall be liberally construed to carry out the objects and purposes and the declared public policy of the State of California as set forth in the California National Guard Members' Farm and Home Purchase Act of 1978, Article 4 (commencing with Section 270) of Chapter 3 of this part. (892)

480.2. The following terms, wherever used or referred to in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless a different meaning appears from the context: (893)

(a) "Department" means the Military Department of the State of California, as the same is constituted by the provisions of Section 50, and any successor to such office, or the Department of Veterans Affairs or the California Housing Finance Agency as to any function assigned pursuant to the provisions of Section 270.04. (894)

(b) "Person" means any individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, trust, business trust, or receiver or trustee or conservator for any thereof, but does not include this state or any public corporation, political subdivision, city, county, district, or agency of this state. (895)

(c) "Purchase contract" means a contract of sale entered into after the effective date of this chapter by the department and a National Guard member covering any property purchased or acquired by the department as may be provided in any resolution of issuance. (896)

(d) "Resolution of issuance" means a resolution of the department, approved by the National Guard Members' Finance Committee, pursuant to which revenue bonds are issued, and any amendatory or supplemental resolution. (897)

(e) "Revenue bond" means any written evidence of any obligation issued by the department pursuant to this chapter, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues, as provided in this chapter, irrespective of the form of such obligation. (898)

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