senate Bill S2345
(D, WF) 29th Senate District
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Allows veterans of the armed forces of the United States to fish for free in state parks under the jurisdiction of a state agency.
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Legislative Cycle:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
- Law Section:
- Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §13.18, Pks & Rec L
- Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2009-2010: S3444, A6623
TITLE OF BILL:
to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
relation to allowing veterans to fish for free in state parks
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To allow veterans to fish for free in state parks.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
This bill amends the parks, recreation and historic preservation law
by adding a new section 13.18 which shall allow veterans of the armed
forces of the United States to fish for free at all state parks under
the jurisdiction of the office or other state agency.
Veterans have served our country and their compensation for service
has been minimal. This bill would offset the financial obligations of
sportsmanship, and provide a benefit for their service to our country.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2005-2006: A.6961/S.5260 - Passed Senate 2005/Referred to Committees
in both houses in 2006.
2007-2008: A.448/S.221- Referred to Committee
2009/2010: Senate & Assembly Referred to Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
Parks and Recreation.
There is a minimal loss of revenue.
This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have
become a law, with provisions.
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