assembly Bill A7185

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to veterans' affairs
Apr 11, 2019 referred to veterans' affairs

A7185 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2666
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §247, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8326, S6160
2015-2016: A3101, S1214
2017-2018: A8530, S198
2021-2022: A1310, S2091

A7185 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A7185 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   7185
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 11, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- 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-d to read as follows:
   1-D.  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.