2007 -- S 0305
A N A C T
RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- DECORATIONS
Introduced By: Senators Algiere, Tassoni, and Pichardo
Date Introduced: February 07, 2007
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 30-8-9 of the General Laws in Chapter 30-8 entitled "Decorations"
is hereby amended to read as follows:
30-8-9. Rhode Island defense service medal. -- (a) Members of the national guard
ordered, called, or drafted to active duty under the constitution and laws of the United States
during the operation desert shield/desert storm call-up and all members of the National Guard
who were part of the selected Reserve in good standing between August 2, 1990 through
November 30, 1995
,; and from September
11, 2001 to date to be determined or federal call-ups
subsequent thereto, or those serving on full-time national guard training duty during the federal
call-up, may be awarded the Rhode Island defense service medal. No more than one Rhode Island
defense service medal shall be awarded to any person, but for each succeeding service, a bronze
oak-leaf cluster shall be awarded in lieu thereof.
(b) The adjutant general shall follow the provisions of sections 30-8-6 and 30-8-7 with
reference to the design and procurement of the medal and the rules, regulations, and orders with
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.