WOUNDED VETERANS RECREATION ACT; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 114
(Senate - June 22, 2020)

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                    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.

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