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Introduced Version House Bill 2455 History

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H. B. 2455


(By Delegate Hunt)

[Introduced February 17, 2005 ; referred to the

Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.]





A BILL to amend and reenact §20-5-19 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to state park campsite discounts for disabled persons; and providing the discount be given year-round.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That §20-5-19 of the Code of West Virginia,1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:

ARTICLE 5. PARKS AND RECREATION.

§20-5-19. Discounts for West Virginia residents who are totally and permanently disabled.

The Director shall issue a discount card to West Virginia residents who are totally and permanently disabled which would provide provides a fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees throughout the year for each campsite to be used exclusively by the eligible camper: Provided, That in order to be eligible for the reduction, the person shall document that he or she is a resident of this state and that he or she has a total and permanent disability. The Director shall promulgate propose rules in accordance with article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code setting forth the documentation which is necessary to prove residency and total and permanent disability. Provided, however, That the fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees applies only 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 extend to year-round the state park campsite discount that disabled persons currently receive from Labor Day to Memorial Day.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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