N.Y. Military Law Section 241
Devises and bequests


Any unit of the organized militia may take by devise and bequest real and personal property for its uses and purposes as a military organization, and may hold, mortgage, sell or otherwise dispose of the same. The title to such property shall vest in the commissioned officer or officers of the unit and if there be three or more of such officers the property shall be managed by their majority vote and disposed of by their two-thirds vote. Organizations of the veterans of such units and/or their predecessor units in the organized militia, in cases where the designation of the corresponding unit in the organized militia has been changed by proper authority, incorporated under general laws or special charter of the state, as associations of the veterans of such units now or as heretofore constituted and designated and associations organized pursuant to § 260 (Formation of association)section two hundred sixty of this chapter shall, in addition to the powers and authority heretofore granted, possess the same authority herein granted to each unit of the organized militia to take by devise and bequest real and personal property for the appropriate uses and purposes of such organizations and associations and may hold, mortgage, sell or otherwise dispose of the same, and use and apply the proceeds thereof and the income thereof to its appropriate purposes. The title to such property shall vest in such corporations or associations and shall be managed and/or disposed of as provided in and by the constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations now in force or hereafter adopted in respect thereto.

Source: Section 241 — Devises and bequests, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MIL/241 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Relief from civil or criminal liability
235‑A
Income and resources not to include agent orange benefits
236
Right of way
237
Free passage through toll-gates and tunnels and over toll-bridges and ferries
238
Converting military property
238‑A
Damaging military or naval equipment, supplies or stores
238‑B
Seizing military stores belonging to the state
238‑C
Wearing of uniforms
239
Trespassers and disturbers to be placed in arrest
240
Military parades and organizations by unauthorized bodies prohibited
240‑A
Historic military commands
241
Devises and bequests
242
Rights of public officers and employees absent on military duty as members of the organized militia or of reserve forces or reserve compo...
243
Provisions applicable to public employees who are absent on military duty
243‑A
Non-contributory retirement service credit for members of the New York state and local retirement systems or the New York state teachers’...
243‑B
Civil service examinations by military personnel
243‑B*2
Payment of certain pension contributions by the city of New York
243‑C
Application period for civil service examinations for military personnel
243‑D
Non-contributory retirement service credit for members of the New York state and local retirement systems, the New York city retirement s...
244
Members of pension system absent on military duty
244‑A
Credit to members of public retirement systems for military service performed during war
245
Retirement allowances of certain war veterans
246
Leave of absence for public employees who are war veterans to continue study
247
Medals and decorations
248
Oaths
249
State and municipal officers and employees granted leaves of absence on July fourth in certain cases
250
Recording certificates of honorable discharge
250‑A
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251
Depriving members of organized militia of employment
252
Discrimination against members of organized militia
253
Military service by parent
254
Video teleconferencing for families of persons ordered to active duty
255
Benefit information for national guard members and families

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 241’s source at nysenate​.gov

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