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 of all facilities, including boat launching facilities, in units of the state park system.
This bill would require a veteran, as defined, or current active duty or reserve military personnel for the United States Armed Forces or the National Guard of any state, to be entitled to day use of
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systemend delete 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, as defined
4in Section 980 of the Military and Veterans Code, or
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5duty or reserve military personnel for the United States Armed
6Forces or the National Guard of any state, shall be entitled to
7 day use of
begin delete any unit of the state park systemend delete on Memorial Day and Veterans Day if the
11veteran can provide proof of current military identification, or
12proof of discharge under conditions other than dishonorable or
13bad conduct, or the active duty or reserve military personnel of
14the Armed Forces or the National Guard can provide current