Text: H.R.652 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/24/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 652

To make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available at a discount to certain veterans.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 24, 2007

Mr. Reynolds (for himself, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, Mr. Brown of South Carolina, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Cole of Oklahoma, Mr. David Davis of Tennessee, Mr. Ehlers, Ms. Fallin, Mr. Fossella, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Lewis of California, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. Rogers of Kentucky, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, and Mr. Calvert) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available at a discount to certain veterans.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Veterans Eagle Passport.

(a) Short title.—This Act may be refered to as the “Veterans Eagle Parks Pass Act”.

(b) Veterans Eagle Parks Pass.—Section 805(b) of division J of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005 (16 U.S.C. 6804(b); 118 Stat. 3386), is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(3) VETERANS DISCOUNT.—The Secretary shall make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, at a cost of $10, to any veteran who was separated from military service under conditions other than dishonorable, if the veteran provides proof of that status by presenting a DD214. The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass made available under this paragraph shall be valid for 1 year from the date of issuance.”.