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Introduced Version House Bill 2575 History

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H. B. 2575


(By Delegates Williams, Kominar and Frederick)
[Introduced February 21, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance.]




A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §20-5-22, relating to providing a year-round fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees for veterans with a total and permanent disability of the lower extremities.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §20-5-22, to read as follows:

ARTICLE 5. PARKS AND RECREATION.
§20-5-22. Discounts for West Virginia veterans who are totally and permanently disabled in the lower extremities.

The Director shall issue a discount card to West Virginia veterans who are totally and permanently disabled that provides a year-round fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees for each campsite to be used exclusively by the eligible camper: Provided, That in order to be eligible for the reduction, the person must document that he or she is a resident of this state, is an honorably discharged veteran of any branch of the armed services of the United States, and has a completely service-related total and permanent disability of the lower extremities. The Director shall propose legislative rules in accordance with article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code prescribing the documentation necessary to prove eligibility.


NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide a year-round fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees for state veterans with a total and permanent disability of the lower extremities.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.
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