SUBCHAPTER 26C ‑ ISSUANCE OF THE NORTH CAROLINA SERVICES MEDAL

 

01 NCAC 26C .0101          SERVICE REQUIREMENT

The veteran must have served in the Armed Forces on full time active duty during a period of war as defined by U.S. Code Title 38, paragraph 101(6)-(12).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-399(4a);

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.

01 NCAC 26C .0102          RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT

The residence requirement for award of the medal is a veteran who was a legal resident of North Carolina at time of entrance into the Armed Forces.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-399(4a);

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.

 

01 NCAC 26C .0103          VETERAN STATUS REQUIREMENT

The veteran must have been discharged or released from the Armed Forces under conditions other than Dishonorable.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-399(4a);

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.

 

01 NCAC 26C .0104          APPLICATION TIMETABLE

The veteran must apply for the medal within five years of the date these medals are made available, or five years from date of discharge or release from the Armed Forces.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-399(4a);

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.

 

01 NCAC 26C .0105          FEE

The award shall be self-financing.  Those who wish to be awarded the medal shall pay a fee as set by the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs (NCDVA) to cover the expense of producing and awarding the medal.  The fee shall not exceed thirty dollars ($30.00).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-399(4a);

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.

 

01 NCAC 26C .0106          MINIMUM REQUIREMENT

No medal will be struck until a minimum of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) has been received to pay for the initial design, striking, and production fees of the first 500 medals.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-399(4a);

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.

 

01 NCAC 26C .0107          APPLICATION FORM

The NCDVA will develop an application form to be used to apply for the North Carolina Services Medals.  The application must be submitted to the NCDVA with proof of eligibility and appropriate fees.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-399(4a);

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.

 

01 NCAC 26C .0108          NEXT-OF-KIN

The next-of-kin may apply for this medal if the eligible veteran is deceased.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-399(4a);

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.