|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 26, 2018||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S7575
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7575 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
- Law Section:
- Military Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §247, Mil L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S1232, A5353
S7575 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7575 SPONSOR: GALLIVAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the military law, in relation to providing for the "Campaign Medal for Service" to be granted to those who provided military service in Iraq PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to honor our military personnel by estab- lishing the "Campaign Medal for Service" to be granted to those who provided military service in Iraq. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 247 of the military law by adding a new subdivision 1-b authorizing the governor to present in the name of the legislature a military decoration known as the "Campaign Medal for Service" to be granted to those who provided military service in Iraq, is a citizen of New York or was serving in New York. Only one medal per person.
S7575 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7575 I N S E N A T E January 26, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 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-c to read as follows: 1-C. 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. § 2. Subdivision 1-a of section 247 of the military law, as added 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.
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