H. B. 2453
(By Delegate Caputo)
[Introduced January 13, 2011; referred to the
Committee on Senior Citizen Issues then Finance.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §20-5-18 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to making the fifty percent discount on campground rental fees at state parks for West Virginia citizens sixty-two years of age or older available year-round.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §20-5-18 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 5. PARKS AND RECREATION.
§20-5-18. Discounts for West Virginia residents over the age of sixty-two.
The director shall provide to West Virginia citizens who are sixty-two years of age or older, and who document residency and age by a valid West Virginia driver's license, a fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees for each campsite to be used exclusively by said the eligible camper. Provided, That the fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees shall only apply to those rentals occurring during the period of time beginning on the day after Labor Day and ending four days prior to Memorial day
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to make the fifty percent discount on campground rental fees at state parks for West Virginia senior citizens available year-round, instead of during the "off-season" only.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.