S.2298: Wounded Veterans Recreation Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
Total Cosponsors 10 (8 Democrats, 1 Independent, 1 Republican)
Introduced May 7, 2014
Latest Major Action May 7, 2014
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Bill Summary

Wounded Veterans Recreation Act - Amends the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to require the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass, which is made available without charge to any U.S. citizen or person domiciled in the United States who has been medically determined to be permanently disabled, to be made available: (1) to any veteran with a service-connected disability, and (2) for the lifetime of the passholder.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 7, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.