S.1359 - Honoring Service Through National Park Access Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 07/13/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||07/13/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1359 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/13/2011)
Honoring Service Through National Park Access Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available to members of the uniformed services or members of the National Guard or Reserves at a reduced rate equal to 50% of the cost of the Pass that is sold to the public. Makes such a Pass valid for one year after its date of issuance.
Requires Passes to be made available, at a cost of $10, to veterans who were separated from military service under conditions other than dishonorable. Makes such a Pass valid for the lifetime of a passholder.