H. B. 2268
(By Delegate Caputo)
[Introduced January 11, 2012
; 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 ten percent discount to West Virginia residents for lodging, camping and other recreational activities at state parks and forests.
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 follows:
ARTICLE 5. PARKS AND RECREATION.
§20-5-20. Discounts for West Virginia residents.
The director shall provide to West Virginia residents a ten percent reduction in fees at all state parks and forests for lodging, campsite rental and other recreational activities. The director shall propose rules for legislative approval in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code setting forth standards for documentation of proof of residency.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide a ten percent discount to West Virginia residents for lodging, camping and other recreation activities at state parks and forests.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.