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S. 327: Wounded Veterans Recreation Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 22, 2020 (Passed the Senate).


116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 327

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act .

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.

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Passed the Senate June 22, 2020.

Secretary