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H.R. 1505 (114th): Veterans Eagle Parks Pass Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 19, 2015 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 1505


March 19, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Benishek, and Mr. Jones) 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


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


Veterans Eagle Passport


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Eagle Parks Pass Act.


Veterans Eagle Parks Pass

Section 805(b) of division J of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005 (16 U.S.C. 6804(b); 118 Stat. 3386), is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:


Veterans Discount

The Secretary shall make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, at a cost of $10, for any veteran who was separated from military service under conditions other than dishonorable, if the veteran provides proof of that status by presenting a DD214. The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass made available under this paragraph shall be valid for the life of the veteran for whom it was purchased.