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HB 559 — Military Veterans

by Rep. Metz and others (SB 724 by Senators Dean and Altman)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security Committee (MS)

The bill creates a new special use license plate for recipients of the Combat Medical Badge and requires existing military-related special use license plates to be redesigned to bear the likeness of the relevant campaign medal or badge. The bill also modifies the “Korean Conflict Veteran” special use license plate to read “Korean War Veteran,” and renames other references to the “Korean Conflict” and the “Vietnam Era” in current law to read the “Korean War” and “Vietnam War,” respectively.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2014.

Vote: Senate 37-0; House 113-0