Florida Senate - 2011 CS for SB 236 By the Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation; and Senators Hays, Detert, and Jones 592-02912-11 2011236c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to state parks; amending s. 258.0145, 3 F.S.; providing for the parents of certain deceased 4 veterans and the spouse and parents of law enforcement 5 officers and firefighters who die in the line of duty 6 to receive annual entrance passes to state parks at no 7 charge; designating the Jack Mashburn Marina at St. 8 Andrews State Park in Bay County; directing the 9 Department of Environmental Protection to erect 10 suitable markers; exempting parks within the state 11 park system which have free-roaming animal populations 12 from the liability provisions in s. 588.15, F.S.; 13 providing an effective date. 14 15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 16 17 Section 1. Subsection (3) of section 258.0145, Florida 18 Statutes, is amended, and subsection (4) is added to that 19 section, to read: 20 258.0145 Military state park fee discounts.—The Division of 21 Recreation and Parks shall provide the following discounts on 22 park fees to persons who present written documentation 23 satisfactory to the division which evidences their eligibility 24 for the discounts: 25 (3) Surviving spouses and parents of deceased members of 26 the United States Armed Forces, National Guard, or reserve 27 components thereof who have fallen in combat shall receive 28 lifetime family annual entrance passes at no charge. 29 (4) The surviving spouse and parents of a law enforcement 30 officer, as defined in s. 943.10(1), or a firefighter, as 31 defined in s. 633.30(1), who has died in the line of duty shall 32 receive lifetime family annual entrance passes at no charge. 33 Section 2. Jack Mashburn Marina designated; Department of 34 Environmental Protection to erect suitable markers.— 35 (1) The marina commonly referred to as the “boat basin” on 36 Grand Lagoon at St. Andrews State Park in Bay County is 37 designated as “Jack Mashburn Marina.” 38 (2) The Department of Environmental Protection is directed 39 to erect suitable markers designating Jack Mashburn Marina as 40 described in subsection (1). 41 Section 3. Any property within the state park system which 42 has free-roaming animal populations is exempt from the 43 provisions of s. 588.15, Florida Statutes. 44 Section 4. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.