June 22, 2020 - Issue: Vol. 166, No. 114 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 2nd Session
WOUNDED VETERANS RECREATION ACT; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 114
(Senate - June 22, 2020)
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[Page S3129] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] WOUNDED VETERANS RECREATION ACT Mr. SASSE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the immediate consideration of Calendar No. 342, S. 327. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the bill by title. The legislative clerk read as follows: A bill (S. 327) to amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to provide for a lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-connected disability. There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the bill which had been reported from the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources with an amendment to strike all after the enacting clause and insert in lieu thereof the following S. 327 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) of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (16 U.S.C. 6804(b)) is amended 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, within the meaning of the term `disability' under section 3 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12102), if the citizen or person provides adequate proof of the disability and such citizenship or residency. ``(B) Any veteran who has been found to have a service- connected disability under title 38, United States Code.''. Mr. SASSE. I further ask that the committee-reported substitute be agreed to, the bill, as amended, be read a third time and passed, and the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The committee-reported amendment, in the nature of a substitute, was agreed to. The bill (S. 327), as amended, was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, was read the third time, and passed. ____________________