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HB 51 (BR 68) - T. Thompson, J. Gray, J. Greer, T. Moore, D. Osborne, S. Santoro, J. Tilley, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to Kentucky State Parks.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 148 to create a twenty percent discount for overnight stays at Kentucky State Park lodges, cottages, and camp grounds for Kentucky residents who are members of the military or are veterans.


     HCS - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 148 to create a 15 percent discount on Kentucky State Parks accommodations, gift shop purchases, and rounds of golf beginning after 2 p.m. for members of the military services, the Kentucky National Guard, and veterans who are Kentucky residents; require the use of military identification cards for members of the military and the National Guard as proof of eligibility; require the Department of Parks to promulgate administrative regulations on documentation required to prove eligibility of a veteran; require an operator's license, commercial driver's license, or a personal identication card issued by the Transportation Cabinet; provide that a person eligible for benefis under KRS 148.0211 is also eligible for benefits provided by these provisions.

     HFA (1, T. Thompson) - Make Kentucky resident members of the military reserve eligible for the discount.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Dec 13-To: Interim Joint Committee on Economic Development and Tourism
     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety (H)
     Feb 7-posted in committee
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 16, 2007
     Mar 1-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute

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