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HF 2494

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/07/2012 04:58pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/27/2012

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to the military; allowing issuance of state awards to nonmembers of the
Minnesota National Guard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 192.23.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 192.23, is amended to read:


192.23 SERVICE MEDALS.

new text begin (a) new text endThe commander-in-chief may, by general order, provide a suitable mark of
distinction for all officers and enlisted members who have served in the military forces of
the state for an aggregate period of three, five, ten, 15, and 20 years, respectively, and for
like service thereafter; and medals to be awarded for valor, for distinguished service, and
for good conduct.

new text begin (b)new text end The commander-in-chief may authorize and prescribe regulations for the
issuance of suitable marks of distinction to be awarded tonew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end officers and enlisted members who have served in the military forces of the
state during periods of war or other declared emergencies, provided that these shall
not be awarded for service for which service medals or bars are authorized by federal
authoritynew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (2) nonmembers of the military forces of the state for distinguished service or
support to the military forces of the state
new text end.