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S. 3596: A bill to make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available at a discount to veterans. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Sep 20, 2012

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A BILL

To make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available at a discount to veterans.

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 ``Honoring Service Through National Park Access Act''.

SEC. 2. NATIONAL PARKS AND FEDERAL RECREATIONAL LANDS PASS FOR VETERANS.

Section 805(b) of division J of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005 (16 U.S.C. 6804(b)), is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(3) Veteran discount.-- ``(A) In general.--The Secretary shall make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, at a cost of $10, to any veteran who was separated from military service under conditions other than dishonorable, if the veteran provides proof of that status by providing a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Department of Defense Form DD214) or valid military retiree identification card of the veteran. ``(B) Term.--A National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass issued under this paragraph shall be valid for the lifetime of the passholder.''. <all>

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Bill Summary

S. 3596: A bill to make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available at a discount to veterans.

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