H. B. 2706
(By Delegate Henderson)
[Introduced February 24, 1995; referred to the
Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
A BILL to amend and reenact section seventeen-c, article one,
chapter five-b of the code of West Virginia, one thousand
nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to providing
for West Virginia residents to receive a fifty percent
discount for up to two weeks a year on campground rental
fees from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section seventeen-c, article one, chapter five-b of the
code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. DIVISION OF TOURISM AND PARKS.
§5B-1-17c. Discounts for West Virginia residents who are totally
and permanently disabled.
The commissioner shall issue a discount card to West
Virginia residents who are totally and permanently disabled which
would provide a 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, that
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
commissioner shall promulgate rules in accordance with article
three, chapter twenty-nine 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 for up to
two weeks per year during the period between Memorial Day and
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide that any
permanently and totally disabled West Virginia resident may
receive a fifty percent discount for up to two weeks per year on
campground rental fees from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken
from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language
that would be added.