senate Bill S199

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2018 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1170
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 29, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1583
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 23, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 15, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S199
25
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committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 29, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S199
13
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committee
13
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: Jan 29, 2018

Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S199
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 23, 2017 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S199
13
0
committee
13
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: Jan 23, 2017

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S199 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8531
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §247, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8334
2015-2016: S1382, A3123
2019-2020: S2668, A7186

S199 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S199 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S199 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   199

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MARCHIONE,  AKSHAR, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN,
  HANNON, LARKIN, MURPHY, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SERINO, SEWARD  --  read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to the issuance of  a  New
  York State Vietnam 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  VIETNAM  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 VIET-
NAM WAR DURING THE PERIOD OF TIME FROM NOVEMBER FIRST, NINETEEN  HUNDRED
FIFTY-FIVE  THROUGH  APRIL THIRTIETH, NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE; AND
(IV) WHO WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED OR RELEASED  UNDER  HONORABLE  CIRCUM-
STANCES DURING THE VIETNAM WAR. NOT MORE THAN ONE NEW YORK STATE VIETNAM
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 DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL
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 REPRESEN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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