(20 ILCS 1815/5) (from Ch. 129, par. 233)
    Sec. 5. The Governor may alter, divide, annex, consolidate, disband or reorganize any organization, staff, department or corps of the Illinois State Guard and create new organizations, staffs, departments or corps, whenever in his judgment the efficiency of the Illinois State Guard will be thereby increased, and he may change the organization, staff, department or corps so as to conform to any organized system of drill or instruction now or hereafter adopted by the Army of the United States or prescribed by the laws of these United States for the government of the militia and for that purpose the number of officers or non-commissioned officers in any grade or any organization, staff, department or corps may be increased or diminished and the grades of such officers and non-commissioned officers may be altered to secure such conformity. Officers rendered surplus by the disbandment of their organization shall be transferred to existing vacancies in other available units, or, if there are no vacancies in other available units, the resignations of such officers may be accepted or they may be discharged.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 1999.)