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HB 5789 - Establishes State Park Fees - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (81-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes State Park Fees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Department of Natural Resources to establish fees for State Parks, effective on July 1st, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the Department of Natural Resources to establish the following fees for State Parks (Sec. 5):
    • An annual vehicle fee;
    • A daily access fee for pedestrians and vehicle owners who have not currently paid an annual fee; and
    • A fee for individuals who use the park but do not pay the annual vehicle fee or the daily access fee.
  • Appropriates the revenue from the fees to one of the following funds (Sec. 5):
    • The State Parks Fund; or
    • The Wildlife and Fish Fund.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes State Park Fees

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