H. B. 2870
(By Delegates Householder, Espinosa, Barrett, Moore,
Skinner, Williams, Arvon, Cooper, Hamrick,
Cadle and J. Nelson)
[Introduced March 8, 2013; referred to the
Committee on Natural Resources then Finance.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §20-5-20, relating to
providing a discount on state campground rentals for veterans.
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 §20-5-20, to read as
ARTICLE 5. PARKS AND RECREATION.
§20-5-20. Discounts for West Virginia residents who are veterans.
_____(a) The director shall issue a discount card to West Virginia
residents who are veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States
which provides a fifty percent reduction in state campground rental
fees for each campsite used exclusively by the eligible camper if
the person documents that he or she is a resident of this state and
that he or she is a veteran by displaying a valid West Virginia
driver's license or identification card and a DD-214 or a military identification card.
_____(b) The fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees
applies only to those rentals occurring during the period beginning
on the day after Labor Day and ending four days prior to Memorial
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to create a discount
campground rental fee for veterans.
This article is new; therefore, it has been completely