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S01707 Summary:

Amd 247, Mil L
Provides for the "Campaign Medal for Service" to be awarded to those who have provided military service in Iraq.
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S01707 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 14, 2021
        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:
     1    Section 1. Section 247 of the military law is amended by adding a  new
     2  subdivision 1-d to read as follows:
     3    1-d.  The  governor is hereby authorized to present in the name of the
     4  legislature of the state of New York, a military decoration, to be known
     5  as the "Campaign Medal for Service",  bearing  a  suitable  inscription,
     6  device,  and  ribbon,  all  of which shall be of suitable design, to any
     7  person (i) who is a citizen of the state of New York or (ii) who  was  a
     8  citizen  of  the  state of New York while serving in the armed forces of
     9  the United States, and who, while serving in  the  United  States  Armed
    10  Forces,  defined as army, air force, navy, marine corps, or coast guard,
    11  served in active duty in Iraq. Not more  than  one  campaign  medal  for
    12  service  shall  be  issued  to any one person; nor shall any citation be
    13  awarded or presented, under the provisions of this subdivision,  to  any
    14  person  whose  entire  service  subsequent to the time of the receipt of
    15  such medal shall not have been honorable. For each succeeding  medal  as
    16  provided  in this section, such person shall be entitled to wear, as the
    17  chief of staff of the state may direct, a ribbon whose color and  design
    18  shall  be selected by the division of military affairs.  In the event of
    19  the death of any person during or subsequent  to  the  receipt  of  such
    20  citation  the  campaign  medal  for  service  shall be presented to such
    21  representative of the deceased as may be designated.  The chief of staff
    22  shall make such rules and regulations as may be deemed necessary for the
    23  proper presentation and distribution of such decorations.
    24    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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