HB 58

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Conservation and Natural Resources, state parks, admission, free to Alabama residents who are active or retired military personnel, Park for Patriots Act, Sec. 9-14-8 am'd.
Description

To create the Park for Patriots Act of 2018

Under existing law, active and retired military personnel have free admission to all Alabama state parks operated by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on state and federal holidays

This bill would amend the current law, Section 9-14-8, Code of Alabama 1975, to provide all Alabama residents who are active and retired military personnel in good standing, free admission to any Alabama state park during all days wherein entry to such state park is open to the general public, including any state or federal holiday

To create the Park for Patriots Act of 2018, to amend Section 9-14-8, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to state park entry without charge for military personnel on holidays; to provide that all Alabama residents who are active and retired members in good standing of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard, including all reserve components thereof, free admission to any state park operated by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on all days wherein entry to such state park is open to the general public, including any state or federal holiday.

Subjects
Conservation and Natural Resources Department
View Original PDF: HB 58 - Introduced - PDF

To create the Park for Patriots Act of 2018

Under existing law, active and retired military personnel have free admission to all Alabama state parks operated by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on state and federal holidays

This bill would amend the current law, Section 9-14-8, Code of Alabama 1975, to provide all Alabama residents who are active and retired military personnel in good standing, free admission to any Alabama state park during all days wherein entry to such state park is open to the general public, including any state or federal holiday

To create the Park for Patriots Act of 2018, to amend Section 9-14-8, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to state park entry without charge for military personnel on holidays; to provide that all Alabama residents who are active and retired members in good standing of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard, including all reserve components thereof, free admission to any state park operated by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on all days wherein entry to such state park is open to the general public, including any state or federal holiday.

Section 1

This act shall be known and may be cited as the Park for Patriots Act of 2018.

Section 2

Section 9-14-8, Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§9-14-8.

(a) Any active or retired member of the United States Armed Forces, including any reserve component thereof, or the National Guard, upon presentation of an appropriate active or retired military identification card, shall be granted free admission to any state park operated by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on any state or federal holiday.

(b) Any Alabama resident, who is an active member or retired member in good standing of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard, including any reserve component thereof, upon presentation of an appropriate active or retired military identification card, shall be granted free admission to any state park operated by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on all days wherein entry to such state park is open to the general public."

Section 3

All laws or parts of laws which conflict with this act are repealed.

Section 4

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
February 22, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-147.
February 22, 2018HForwarded to Executive Department
February 22, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
February 22, 2018SSignature Requested
February 22, 2018SConcurred in Second House Amendment
February 22, 2018HEnrolled
February 22, 2018HDrake motion to Concur In and Adopt adopted Roll Call 425
February 22, 2018HConcurrence Requested
February 15, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 409
February 15, 2018SDial motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 408
February 15, 2018SDial Amendment Offered
February 15, 2018SThird Reading Passed
January 25, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 16, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Veterans and Military Affairs
January 16, 2018HEngrossed
January 16, 2018HCosponsors Added
January 16, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 19
January 16, 2018HMotion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 18
January 16, 2018HMilitary and Veterans Affairs Amendment Offered
January 16, 2018HThird Reading Passed
January 11, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment
January 9, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Military and Veterans Affairs
2018-02-22
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-02-15
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-15
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-01-16
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-01-16
Chamber: House
Result: Passed