Senate Bill S6160

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the issuance of a New York State Korean War Service Medal

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

Do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.
Actions
Votes

co-Sponsors

2013-S6160 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8326
Current Committee:
Assembly Veterans
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §247, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1214, A3101
2017-2018: S198, A8530
2019-2020: S2666, A7185
2021-2022: S2091, A1310

2013-S6160 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the issuance of a New York State Korean War Service Medal.

2013-S6160 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S6160 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6160

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to amend the military law, in relation to the issuance of a New
  York State Korean War Service Medal

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 247 of the military law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 1-c to read as follows:
  1-C. THE ADJUTANT GENERAL IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO PRESENT IN THE  NAME
OF THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, A MEDAL, TO BE KNOWN AS THE
"NEW   YORK   STATE  KOREAN  WAR  SERVICE  MEDAL",  BEARING  A  SUITABLE
INSCRIPTION, TO ANY PERSON: (I) WHO IS A CITIZEN OF  THE  STATE  OF  NEW
YORK,  OR  (II) WHO WAS A CITIZEN OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WHILE SERVING
IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES; (III) WHO SERVED IN THE UNITED
STATES ARMED FORCES, DEFINED AS ARMY, AIR FORCE, NAVY, MARINE CORPS,  OR
COAST GUARD, OR THE ORGANIZED MILITIA ON ACTIVE DUTY ABROAD IN THE KORE-
AN  WAR  DURING  THE  PERIOD  OF  TIME  FROM JUNE TWENTY-FIFTH, NINETEEN
HUNDRED FIFTY THROUGH JULY TWENTY-SEVENTH, NINETEEN HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE;
AND (IV) WHO  WAS  HONORABLY  DISCHARGED  OR  RELEASED  UNDER  HONORABLE
CIRCUMSTANCES  DURING  THE  KOREAN WAR. NOT MORE THAN ONE NEW YORK STATE
KOREAN WAR SERVICE MEDAL  SHALL  BE  AWARDED  OR  PRESENTED,  UNDER  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  TO  ANY  PERSON WHOSE ENTIRE SERVICE
SUBSEQUENT TO THE TIME OF THE RECEIPT OF SUCH MEDAL SHALL NOT HAVE  BEEN
HONORABLE.    FOR  EACH  SUCCEEDING STAR AS PROVIDED HEREIN, SUCH PERSON
SHALL BE ENTITLED TO WEAR, AS THE  CHIEF  OF  STAFF  OF  THE  STATE  MAY
DIRECT,  A  RIBBON WHOSE COLOR AND DESIGN SHALL BE SELECTED BY THE DIVI-
SION OF MILITARY AFFAIRS. IN THE EVENT OF THE DEATH OF ANY PERSON DURING
OR SUBSEQUENT TO THE RECEIPT OF SUCH CERTIFICATE IT SHALL  BE  PRESENTED
TO  SUCH REPRESENTATIVE OF THE DECEASED AS MAY BE DESIGNATED.  THE ADJU-
TANT GENERAL, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  DIVISION  OF
VETERANS'  AFFAIRS,  SHALL  MAKE  SUCH  RULES  AND REGULATIONS AS MAY BE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

Comments

Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.

Create an account. An account allows you to sign petitions with a single click, officially support or oppose key legislation, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.