Q: There is a Florida statute that says all able-bodied citizens of this state are in the militia. Is there an age range?
“ The militia consists of all able-bodied citizens of this state and all other able-bodied persons who have declared their intention to become citizens.” Does this mean that there is no defined age range? I’m 15 years old, and I’m curious if I’m legally part of this militia.
Florida Statute 0.02 Militia.— (the statute from which you have quoted) provides that
(1) The militia consists of all able-bodied citizens of this state and all other able-bodied persons who have declared their intention to become citizens. ... ".
Correct. There seems to be no age range defined. So you would be part of the unorganized militia, for what it's worth. However, the statute seems to have no practical application.
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