House Bill 2878 History
H. B. 2878
(By Delegates Householder, Lane, Espinosa, Barrett,
Moore, Skinner, Williams, Arvon, Cooper, Hamrick and Cadle)
[Introduced March 8, 2013; referred to the
Committee on Natural Resources then Finance.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §20-5-18 of the Code of West Virginia,
1931, as amended, relating to providing that a valid West
Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of
identification to establish age and residency for purposes of
obtaining a campground rental discount at state parks or
forests for persons over the age of sixty-two.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §20-5-18 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 5. PARKS AND RECREATION.
§20-5-18. Discounts for West Virginia residents over the age of
The director shall provide to West Virginia citizens who are
sixty-two years of age or older and who document residency and age
by a valid West Virginia driver's license, or by a valid West
Virginia identification card issued pursuant to section one, article two, chapter seventeen-b of this code, a fifty percent
reduction in campground rental fees for each campsite to be used
said the eligible camper: Provided, That the fifty
percent reduction in campground rental fees shall only apply to
those rentals occurring during the period of time beginning on the
day after Labor Day and ending four days prior to Memorial Day.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to clarify that a valid
West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of ID to
prove age and residency for purposes of obtaining a senior citizen
campground rental discount at state parks and forests.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would