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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 083 : RIGHTS AND PREFERENCES OF VETERANS

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 1547)
  • § 1547. Patriot's medal

    (a) The governor, or designee, at an appropriate time and place, shall present the Vermont patriot's medal and accompanying certificate to the families of Vermont residents killed in action while serving in the armed forces after February 28, 1961.

    (b) The medals and certificates, which shall be procured by the office of veterans' affairs, shall match as closely as possible the original sets of the medal first presented on September 21, 1996.

    (c) The governor, or the governor's designee, at an appropriate time and place, shall present the Vermont patriot's medal and accompanying certificate to the family of a Vermont resident member or nonresident member of the Vermont national guard or other reserve unit located in Vermont, who is killed in action while serving in the armed forces after February 28, 1961. (Added 2005, No. 86 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2005, No. 100 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 23, 2006.)