senate Bill S1498

Provides for the "campaign medal for service" to be awarded to those who have provided military service during certain wars and conflicts

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 02 / Feb / 2009
    • REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

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Bill Details

Versions:
S1498
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Military Law

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BILL NUMBER: S1498

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the military law, in relation to providing for the
"campaign medal for service" to be granted to those who provided
military service during certain wars and conflicts


PURPOSE :
To create the Campaign Medal for Service and recognize those who
defended our country and our state during World War II, the Korean
War, the Vietnam War, the Afghanistan War, and the first and second
Persian Gulf Wars.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Section 1 -- Creates the Campaign Medal for Service for those members
of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard who served
in America's wars and conflicts since World War II while being a
citizen of New York.

Section 2 -- Technical correction.

Section 3 -- Amends subdivision 4 of section 247 of the Military Law
to state that recipients of the Campaign Medal for Service did not
have to be residents of New York when they entered the US Military.

Section 4 -- Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION :
By creating the Campaign Medal for Service, New York State can
properly recognize the courage and dedication of our soldiers,
sailors, airmen, and Marines that have bravely served our country in
America's foreign wars and conflicts

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
S.54-A of 2008

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
Undetermined.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
120 days after it shall have become a law.
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