H. B. 2751
(By Delegates Hunt and Seacrist)
[Introduced January 14, 1998; referred to the
Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resouces then Finance.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section nineteen, article five,
chapter twenty of the code of West Virginia, one thousand
nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to state
park campsite discounts for disabled persons; discount
extended year round.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section nineteen, article five, chapter twenty of the
code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, 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 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
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.