senate Bill S2574

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides to the issuance of a Cold War Certificate to resident veterans who served honorably in the armed forces between September 2, 1945 and December 26, 1991

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A5890 -


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 13, 2013 signed chap.477
Nov 01, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1241
substituted for s2574
Jun 12, 2013 substituted by a5890
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1241
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 22, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S2574
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 7, 2013 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2574
12
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committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 7, 2013

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S2574 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5890
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง247, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5788, A7379A
2009-2010: A6456A

S2574 - Summary

Provides for the issuance of a Cold War Certificate to resident veterans who served honorably in the armed forces between September 2, 1945 and December 26, 1991.

S2574 - Sponsor Memo

S2574 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2574

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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  Cold
  War certificate

  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 ADJUTANT GENERAL IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO PRESENT IN THE NAME
OF THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, A CERTIFICATE, TO BE  KNOWN
AS  THE  "COLD  WAR CERTIFICATE", 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
DURING  THE  PERIOD  OF  TIME  FROM  SEPTEMBER  SECOND, NINETEEN HUNDRED
FORTY-FIVE THROUGH DECEMBER TWENTY-SIXTH, NINETEEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-ONE,
COMMONLY  KNOWN  AS  THE  COLD  WAR  ERA;  AND  (IV)  WHO  WAS HONORABLY
DISCHARGED OR RELEASED UNDER HONORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES DURING THE COLD WAR
ERA. NOT MORE  THAN  ONE  COLD  WAR  CERTIFICATE  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. 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
DEEMED NECESSARY FOR THE PROPER PRESENTATION  AND  DISTRIBUTION  OF  THE
CERTIFICATE.
  S  2.  Subdivision 4 of section 247 of the military law, as amended by
chapter 184 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07292-01-3

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