Florida Senate - 2010 SB 2256
By Senator Baker
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to state park entrance fees; creating
3 s. 258.0145, F.S.; providing discounts on annual
4 passes for members and veterans of the United States
5 Armed Forces and reserve forces and for surviving
6 spouses of certain veterans; providing an effective
9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11 Section 1. Section 258.0145, Florida Statutes, is created
12 to read:
13 258.0145 State park fee discounts for military personnel.
14 The Division of Recreation and Parks shall provide the following
15 discounts on park fees to persons who present written
16 documentation satisfactory to the division which evidences their
17 eligibility for the discounts:
18 (1) Active duty members and honorably discharged veterans
19 of the United States Armed Forces or reserve components,
20 including the National Guard, shall receive a 25 percent
21 discount on annual entrance passes.
22 (2) Honorably discharged veterans who have service
23 connected disabilities shall receive lifetime family annual
24 entrance passes at no charge.
25 (3) Surviving spouses of deceased members of the United
26 States Armed Forces or reserve components, including the
27 National Guard, who have fallen in combat shall receive lifetime
28 family annual entrance passes at no charge.
29 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.