91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0415
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Short description: 
DVET-DISABILITY-NO CAMPING FEE                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act.  Provides  that  a      
   resident veteran is exempt from camping and admission fees of parks of      
   the  Department  of  Natural  Resources  if  permanently disabled from      
   service connected causes with any percentage (now 100%) disability.         
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Veterans' Affairs)                             
          There would be no fiscal impact to this Department. All fees         
          are collected and support the Dpt. of Natural Resources.             
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          20 ILCS 805/63a23               from Ch. 127, par. 63a23             
        Deletes everything.  Amends  the  Civil  Administrative  Code  of      
   Illinois  and  the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act.  Provides that      
   the fees for  Class  A  or  B  campsites  under  the  control  of  the      
   Department  of  Natural  Resources  may  be  discounted  for  disabled      
   veterans  with  30%  or more disability from service-connected causes.      
   Provides that the fee for Class C and D campsites shall be waived  for      
   those veterans.                                                             
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Natural Resources)                             
          Estimated annual revenue loss from camping fees is $325,000.         
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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