assembly Bill A5353

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for the "Campaign Medal for Service" to be awarded to those who have provided military service in Iraq

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 15, 2020 held for consideration in veterans' affairs
Jan 08, 2020 referred to veterans' affairs
Feb 11, 2019 referred to veterans' affairs

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A5353 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1232
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §247, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6593
2011-2012: A6012
2013-2014: A6479
2015-2016: A3652
2017-2018: A4678, S7575

A5353 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the "Campaign Medal for Service" to be awarded to those who have provided military service in Iraq.

A5353 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5353

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Veterans' 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-d to read as follows:
  1-D. 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. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.