1Amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
2Statutes, further providing for resident license and fee

4The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
5hereby enacts as follows:

6Section 1. Section 2706(b) of Title 34 of the Pennsylvania
7Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:

8§ 2706. Resident license and fee exemptions.

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10(b) Disabled veterans.--

11(1) Any resident disabled veteran of any war or armed
12conflict whose physical disability consists of the loss of
13one or more limbs, or the loss of the use of one or more
14limbs, or whose physical disability is considered total, 
15including a veteran who under Federal regulations is assigned 
16a disability rating of less than total but who is deemed 100% 
17disabled due to unemployability, and who meets all other

1qualifications of this title and is otherwise mentally and
2physically fit, shall be issued a regular hunting or
3furtaking license upon application to any county treasurer,
4without the payment of the license cost, if that person is
5domiciled in this Commonwealth.

6(2) The application for the issuance of this license
7shall, in addition to the other information required by the
8director, contain a statement that the applicant is a war or
9armed conflict veteran and that his physical disability was
10service incurred.

11(3) The applicant shall produce the applicant's
12discharge papers and a Department of Veterans Affairs
13disability certification to the effect that the applicant
14suffers total physical disability.

15(4) If a disabled veteran who qualifies for issuance of
16a license under this subsection presents documentation to
17show that the qualifying disability is permanent, the county
18treasurer shall issue the disabled veteran a lifetime hunting
19or furtaking license.

20(5) In a county where there is no county treasurer by
21virtue of a home rule charter or optional plan of government,
22the county official who performs the functions of a county
23treasurer and who has been designated an issuing agent by the
24commission shall issue licenses under this subsection.

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26Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.