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CHAPTER 37 DECORATIONS, MEDALS, BADGES AND AWARDS Sec. 3701. Authorized decorations, medals, badges and awards. 3702. Specifications. 3703. Wearing of military insignia by municipal employees. 3704. Saving provision. 3705. Furnishing United States flag for deceased members. Enactment. Chapter 37 was added August 1, 1975, P.L.233, No.92, effective January 1, 1976. § 3701. Authorized decorations, medals, badges and awards. (a) General rule.--The following decorations, medals, badges and awards are authorized to be presented by the Governor in the name of the Commonwealth: (1) Pennsylvania Cross for Valor. (2) Pennsylvania Distinguished Service Medal. (3) Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal. (4) Pennsylvania Commendation Medal. (5) State Medal for Federal Service during any war. (6) Pennsylvania Service Ribbon or Medal for active State service during an emergency. (7) Pennsylvania Twenty Year Service Medal. (8) Major General Thomas R. White, Jr. Medal. (9) General Thomas J. Stewart Medal. (10) Pennsylvania Outstanding Aeronautical Achievement Award. (11) Marksmanship Medals or Badges. (b) Method of award.--The following decorations, medals, badges and awards will be awarded under the following conditions: (1) The Pennsylvania Cross for Valor shall be awarded by the Governor to members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components for acts of bravery or valor above the ordinary gallantry of other members of the services. (2) The Pennsylvania Distinguished Service Medal shall be awarded by the Governor to members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or armed forces of the United States or their reserve components in recognition of meritorious service beyond the normal dictates of duty to this Commonwealth. (3) The Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal shall be awarded by the Governor to civilians and members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components in recognition of meritorious service rendered this Commonwealth and while holding a position of great responsibility. (4) The qualifications for awarding the Pennsylvania Commendation Medal, the State Medal for Federal Service during any war, the Service Ribbon or Medal for active State service during an emergency, the Pennsylvania Twenty Year Service Medal, the Major General Thomas R. White, Jr. Medal, the General Thomas J. Stewart Medal, the Pennsylvania Outstanding Aeronautical Achievement Award, and the Marksmanship Medals or Badges, shall be prescribed by the Adjutant General by regulation. (5) The Adjutant General is empowered to establish such other decorations, medals, badges and awards as he may prescribe by regulation. (c) Recommendations for medals.--All recommendations for decorations, medals, badges and awards, except those of the Governor, must be forwarded to the Governor through the department.

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Statutes > Pennsylvania > Title-51 > Chapter-37 > 3701

CHAPTER 37 DECORATIONS, MEDALS, BADGES AND AWARDS Sec. 3701. Authorized decorations, medals, badges and awards. 3702. Specifications. 3703. Wearing of military insignia by municipal employees. 3704. Saving provision. 3705. Furnishing United States flag for deceased members. Enactment. Chapter 37 was added August 1, 1975, P.L.233, No.92, effective January 1, 1976. § 3701. Authorized decorations, medals, badges and awards. (a) General rule.--The following decorations, medals, badges and awards are authorized to be presented by the Governor in the name of the Commonwealth: (1) Pennsylvania Cross for Valor. (2) Pennsylvania Distinguished Service Medal. (3) Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal. (4) Pennsylvania Commendation Medal. (5) State Medal for Federal Service during any war. (6) Pennsylvania Service Ribbon or Medal for active State service during an emergency. (7) Pennsylvania Twenty Year Service Medal. (8) Major General Thomas R. White, Jr. Medal. (9) General Thomas J. Stewart Medal. (10) Pennsylvania Outstanding Aeronautical Achievement Award. (11) Marksmanship Medals or Badges. (b) Method of award.--The following decorations, medals, badges and awards will be awarded under the following conditions: (1) The Pennsylvania Cross for Valor shall be awarded by the Governor to members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components for acts of bravery or valor above the ordinary gallantry of other members of the services. (2) The Pennsylvania Distinguished Service Medal shall be awarded by the Governor to members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or armed forces of the United States or their reserve components in recognition of meritorious service beyond the normal dictates of duty to this Commonwealth. (3) The Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal shall be awarded by the Governor to civilians and members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components in recognition of meritorious service rendered this Commonwealth and while holding a position of great responsibility. (4) The qualifications for awarding the Pennsylvania Commendation Medal, the State Medal for Federal Service during any war, the Service Ribbon or Medal for active State service during an emergency, the Pennsylvania Twenty Year Service Medal, the Major General Thomas R. White, Jr. Medal, the General Thomas J. Stewart Medal, the Pennsylvania Outstanding Aeronautical Achievement Award, and the Marksmanship Medals or Badges, shall be prescribed by the Adjutant General by regulation. (5) The Adjutant General is empowered to establish such other decorations, medals, badges and awards as he may prescribe by regulation. (c) Recommendations for medals.--All recommendations for decorations, medals, badges and awards, except those of the Governor, must be forwarded to the Governor through the department.

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Statutes > Pennsylvania > Title-51 > Chapter-37 > 3701

CHAPTER 37 DECORATIONS, MEDALS, BADGES AND AWARDS Sec. 3701. Authorized decorations, medals, badges and awards. 3702. Specifications. 3703. Wearing of military insignia by municipal employees. 3704. Saving provision. 3705. Furnishing United States flag for deceased members. Enactment. Chapter 37 was added August 1, 1975, P.L.233, No.92, effective January 1, 1976. § 3701. Authorized decorations, medals, badges and awards. (a) General rule.--The following decorations, medals, badges and awards are authorized to be presented by the Governor in the name of the Commonwealth: (1) Pennsylvania Cross for Valor. (2) Pennsylvania Distinguished Service Medal. (3) Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal. (4) Pennsylvania Commendation Medal. (5) State Medal for Federal Service during any war. (6) Pennsylvania Service Ribbon or Medal for active State service during an emergency. (7) Pennsylvania Twenty Year Service Medal. (8) Major General Thomas R. White, Jr. Medal. (9) General Thomas J. Stewart Medal. (10) Pennsylvania Outstanding Aeronautical Achievement Award. (11) Marksmanship Medals or Badges. (b) Method of award.--The following decorations, medals, badges and awards will be awarded under the following conditions: (1) The Pennsylvania Cross for Valor shall be awarded by the Governor to members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components for acts of bravery or valor above the ordinary gallantry of other members of the services. (2) The Pennsylvania Distinguished Service Medal shall be awarded by the Governor to members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or armed forces of the United States or their reserve components in recognition of meritorious service beyond the normal dictates of duty to this Commonwealth. (3) The Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal shall be awarded by the Governor to civilians and members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Guard or the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components in recognition of meritorious service rendered this Commonwealth and while holding a position of great responsibility. (4) The qualifications for awarding the Pennsylvania Commendation Medal, the State Medal for Federal Service during any war, the Service Ribbon or Medal for active State service during an emergency, the Pennsylvania Twenty Year Service Medal, the Major General Thomas R. White, Jr. Medal, the General Thomas J. Stewart Medal, the Pennsylvania Outstanding Aeronautical Achievement Award, and the Marksmanship Medals or Badges, shall be prescribed by the Adjutant General by regulation. (5) The Adjutant General is empowered to establish such other decorations, medals, badges and awards as he may prescribe by regulation. (c) Recommendations for medals.--All recommendations for decorations, medals, badges and awards, except those of the Governor, must be forwarded to the Governor through the department.

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