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[S. 119 Introduced in Senate (IS)]

114th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 S. 119

To amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to provide for a 
  lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-
                         connected disability.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            January 8, 2015

  Mrs. Shaheen (for herself and Ms. Collins) introduced the following 
bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 
                           Natural Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to provide for a 
  lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-
                         connected disability.

    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 of 
2015''.

SEC. 2. NATIONAL RECREATIONAL PASSES FOR DISABLED VETERANS.

    Section 805(b) of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (16 
U.S.C. 6804(b)) is amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the following:
            ``(2) Disability discount.--The Secretary shall make the 
        National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, 
        without charge and for the lifetime of the passholder, to the 
        following:
                    ``(A) Any United States citizen or person domiciled 
                in the United States who has been medically determined 
                to be permanently disabled for purposes of section 
                7(20)(B)(i) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 
                U.S.C. 705(20)(B)(i)), if the citizen or person 
                provides adequate proof of the disability and such 
                citizenship or residency.
                    ``(B) Any veteran with a service-connected 
                disability, as defined in section 101 of title 38, 
                United States Code.''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(3) Adjustment of entrance fees.--The Secretary shall 
        adjust entrance fees applicable to individuals that are not 
        holders of a pass made available under paragraph (2)(B) in a 
        manner so as to maintain total receipts.''.
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