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Chapter 650

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  650.454.  Medals for extraordinary valor may be issued to public safety officers, when — surviving relatives may receive medal on person's behalf. — 1.  The governor is hereby authorized to award and present, in the name of the state of Missouri, a medal to a public safety officer, upon the recommendation of the board, for extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty.  The medal shall be Missouri's highest award for valor by a public safety officer.

  2.  In the event of the death of any person who would be entitled to a medal pursuant to the provisions of sections 650.450 to 650.460, the same may be presented to a surviving relative on behalf of the deceased in the following order: widow, if not remarried; eldest living son; eldest living daughter; father; mother; eldest living brother; eldest living sister; and eldest living grandchild.


(L. 2004 S.B. 972 § 650.610)

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