AB 150, as amended, Olsen. State parks: armed services: fee waiver.
Existing law requires certain veterans of a war in which the United States is or has been engaged, upon application and presentation to the Department of Parks and Recreation of certain proof, including proof of a disability or proof of being held captive as a prisoner of war, to be issued a pass entitling the bearer use all facilities, including boat launching facilities, in units of the state park system.
This bill would require a veteran
begin delete of a war who was honorably discharged,end delete or current active duty military personnel for the
United States Armed Forces, to be entitled to day use of any unit of the state park system on Memorial Day and Veterans Day if certain conditions are met, including that proper proof is supplied.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 5011.6 is added to the Public Resources
2Code, to read:
Notwithstanding Section 5011.5, a veteran
begin delete of a war in or current active duty military
4which the United States has been, or may be, engaged who was
5honorably discharged from service,end delete
7personnel for the United States Armed Forces, shall be entitled to
8day use of any unit of the state park system on Memorial Day and
9Veterans Day if both of the following conditions are met:
10(a) The veteran
begin delete of warend delete or active
12duty military personnel can provide current military identification.
13(b) The veteran
begin delete of warend delete or active duty military personnel resides