|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 02, 2014||referred to veterans' affairs|
delivered to assembly
|May 29, 2014||ordered to third reading from special report cal.953|
|May 28, 2014||special report cal.953|
|May 06, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S6160
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6160 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6160 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6160 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the military law, in relation to the issuance of a New York State Korean War Service Medal PURPOSE: To establish the Korean War Service Medal for members of the armed forces or organized militia serving abroad in the Korean War during the period of time from June 25, 1950 through July 27, 1953. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 247 of the Military Law by adding a new subdi- vision 1-c which authorizes the Adjutant General 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." Section 2 amends Subdivision 4 of Section 247 of the Military Law to include the New York State Korean War Service Medal in this section, with the other state medals, that do not require the recipient of such medals to have been a resident of the State of New York at the time of his or her entry into the armed forces or organized militia. Section 3 amends Subdivision 1-a of Section 247 of the Military Law to correct the spelling of the word "military". Section 4 states the effective date to be 120 days after this act shall
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.
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