127A-128. Equipment and vehicles.

Equipment and vehicles issued by the Department of Defense to the North Carolina National Guard or State defense militia shall be used solely for military purposes, except in those specific cases where nonmilitary use is authorized by the Department of Defense or the Governor. Necessary expense in maintaining equipment and vehicles, not provided for by the federal government, shall be a proper charge against State funds appropriated for the North Carolina National Guard: Provided, the expense shall be specifically authorized by the Governor and certified by the Adjutant General. (1917, c. 200, s. 41; C.S., s. 6878; 1921, c. 120, s. 9; 1959, c. 218, s. 23; 1963, c. 1019, s. 4; 1967, c. 563, s. 5; 1975, c. 604, s. 2; 2009-281, s. 1; 2011-195, s. 1(a).)