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Introduced Version House Bill 2878 History

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H. B. 2878


          (By Delegates Householder, Lane, Espinosa, Barrett, Moore, Skinner, Williams, Arvon, Cooper, Hamrick and Cadle)

          [Introduced March 8, 2013; referred to the
          Committee on Natural Resources then Finance.]


A BILL to amend and reenact §20-5-18 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to providing that a valid West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of identification to establish age and residency for purposes of obtaining a campground rental discount at state parks or forests for persons over the age of sixty-two.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That §20-5-18 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 5. PARKS AND RECREATION.
§20-5-18. Discounts for West Virginia residents over the age of sixty-two.
     The director shall provide to West Virginia citizens who are sixty-two years of age or older and who document residency and age by a valid West Virginia driver's license, or by a valid West Virginia identification card issued pursuant to section one, article two, chapter seventeen-b of this code, a fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees for each campsite to be used exclusively by said the eligible camper: Provided, That the fifty percent reduction in campground rental fees shall only apply 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 clarify that a valid West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of ID to prove age and residency for purposes of obtaining a senior citizen campground rental discount 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.
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