Nebraska State Constitution Article IV-14

Article IV-14


Governor to be commander-in-chief of militia.

The Governor shall be commander-in-chief of the military and naval forces of the state (except when they shall be called into the service of the United States) and may call out the same to execute the laws, suppress insurrection, and repel invasion.


  • Neb. Const. art. V, sec. 14 (1875);
  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. IV, sec. 14.


Member of national guard upon enlistment became subject to the provisions of this section. Lind v. Nebraska National Guard, 144 Neb. 122, 12 N.W.2d 652 (1944).