assembly Bill A8530

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans' affairs
Jun 19, 2017 referred to veterans' affairs

A8530 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S198
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §247, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8326, S6160
2015-2016: A3101, S1214
2019-2020: A7185, S2666
2021-2022: A1310, S2091

A8530 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A8530 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8530

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 19, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. TITONE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' 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.