Text: H.R.3976 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/29/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 3976

To provide for a lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-connected disability, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 29, 2014

Mr. Ruiz (for himself, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Stewart, Mr. Horsford, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Honda, Mr. Langevin, Mrs. Noem, Mr. Israel, Mr. Benishek, Ms. Chu, Ms. Shea-Porter, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Walz, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Takano, and Mr. Kind) 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 provide for a lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-connected disability, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Wounded Veterans Recreation Act”.

SEC. 2. National recreational passes for disabled veterans.

Section 805(b)(2) of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (16 U.S.C. 6804(b)(2)) is amended as follows:

(1) By inserting “and for the lifetime of the passholder” after “without charge”.

(2) By striking “charge, to” and inserting “charge, to the following:”.

(3) By striking “any United States” and inserting the following:

“(A) Any United States”.

(4) By inserting after “residency.” the following:

“(B) Any veteran with a service-connected disability, as defined in section 101 of title 38, United States Code.”.

(5) By striking the last sentence.