General Laws

[ Text of section effective until July 2, 2014. For text effective July 2, 2014, see below.]

  Section 67A. There shall be a medal of liberty which shall be awarded to the next of kin of service men and women from the commonwealth killed in action or who died as a result of wounds received in action. The adjutant general and 2 field grade officers of the armed forces of the commonwealth detailed by the commander-in-chief shall constitute a commission to make recommendations to the commander-in-chief for the awarding of the medal of liberty.

Chapter 33: Section 67A. Medal of liberty

[ Text of section as amended by 2014, 62, Sec. 8 effective July 2, 2014. For text effective until July 2, 2014, see above.]

  Section 67A. There shall be a medal of liberty which shall be awarded to the next of kin of service men and women from the commonwealth killed in action or who died in service while in a designated combat area in the line of duty or who died as a result of wounds received in action. The adjutant general and 2 field grade officers of the armed forces of the commonwealth detailed by the commander-in-chief shall constitute a commission to make recommendations to the commander-in-chief for the awarding of the medal of liberty.