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A09930 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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A09930 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 19, 2022
        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:

     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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