assembly Bill A6479

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the "Campaign Medal for Service" to be awarded to those who have provided military service in Iraq

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans' affairs
Apr 01, 2013 referred to veterans' affairs

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A6479 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง247, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6593
2011-2012: A6012
2015-2016: A3652
2017-2018: A4678
2019-2020: A5353

A6479 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the "Campaign Medal for Service" to be awarded to those who have provided military service in Iraq.

A6479 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6479

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DIPIETRO, RAIA, GIGLIO, BORELLI, CROUCH, DUPREY,
  LALOR -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, HAWLEY, McLAUGHLIN --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the military law,  in  relation  to  providing  for  the
  "Campaign Medal for Service" to be granted to those who provided mili-
  tary service in Iraq

  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-b to read as follows:
  1-B.  THE  GOVERNOR IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO PRESENT IN THE NAME OF THE
LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, A MILITARY DECORATION, TO BE KNOWN
AS THE "CAMPAIGN MEDAL FOR SERVICE",  BEARING  A  SUITABLE  INSCRIPTION,
DEVICE,  AND  RIBBON,  ALL  OF WHICH SHALL BE OF SUITABLE DESIGN, 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, AND WHO, WHILE SERVING IN  THE  UNITED  STATES  ARMED
FORCES,  DEFINED AS ARMY, AIR FORCE, NAVY, MARINE CORPS, OR COAST GUARD,
SERVED IN ACTIVE DUTY IN IRAQ. NOT MORE  THAN  ONE  CAMPAIGN  MEDAL  FOR
SERVICE  SHALL  BE  ISSUED  TO ANY ONE PERSON; NOR SHALL ANY CITATION 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  MEDAL  AS
PROVIDED  IN THIS SECTION, 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 DIVISION OF MILITARY AFFAIRS.  IN THE EVENT OF
THE DEATH OF ANY PERSON DURING OR SUBSEQUENT  TO  THE  RECEIPT  OF  SUCH
CITATION  THE  CAMPAIGN  MEDAL  FOR  SERVICE  SHALL BE PRESENTED TO SUCH
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE DECEASED AS MAY BE DESIGNATED.  THE CHIEF OF STAFF
SHALL MAKE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS AS MAY BE DEEMED NECESSARY FOR THE
PROPER PRESENTATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH DECORATIONS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03452-01-3