2011 Indiana Code
TITLE 14. NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
ARTICLE 19. STATE PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS
CHAPTER 3. FEES

IC 14-19-3
Chapter 3. Fees

IC 14-19-3-1
Admission fees for public hospital inpatients and supervisors prohibited
Sec. 1. The department may not charge a price of admission to inpatients of state or federally owned or operated hospitals or institutions and their supervisors for the use of state parks, playgrounds, recreational areas, or day facilities under the control of the department. If necessary, the department may adopt rules to require that appropriate identification be made of the patients and their supervisors by the issuance of passes or otherwise.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.12.

IC 14-19-3-2
Permits for nonprofit youth organizations
Sec. 2. (a) Upon:
(1) application to the department; and
(2) the payment of an annual fee of one hundred dollars ($100);
the department shall issue to a nonprofit organization composed primarily of individuals less than seventeen (17) years of age a permit for the admission of the members as a group into any facility of the department.
(b) A permit issued under this section is valid from June 1 through August 31 of the year in which the permit is issued.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.12.

IC 14-19-3-3
Motor vehicle towing unoccupied vehicle considered one vehicle
Sec. 3. If a motor vehicle is towing an unoccupied motor vehicle, the two (2) motor vehicles are considered one (1) motor vehicle for the purpose of calculating the admission fee to a state park or recreation area.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.12.

IC 14-19-3-4
Golden Hoosier Passports; fees
Sec. 4. (a) Upon application to the department, a resident of Indiana:
(1) who:
(A) if born in 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, or 1937, is at least sixty (60) years of age; or
(B) if born before 1933 or after 1937, is at least sixty-five (65) years of age;
(2) who is eligible for Social Security disability payments under 42 U.S.C. 423;
(3) who is eligible for a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate under IC 9-18-18-1; or
(4) who is issued a prisoner of war license plate under

IC 9-18-17-1;
may purchase or is eligible to receive an annual Golden Hoosier Passport.
(b) A Golden Hoosier Passport entitles:
(1) the resident;
(2) the resident's motor vehicle; and
(3) the resident's passengers;
to unlimited admission for one (1) calendar year to the Indiana state parks, recreation areas, reservoirs, forests, historic sites, museums, memorials, and other department properties for which admission is charged during the year for which the passport was issued.
(c) Except as provided in subsection (d), the fee for an annual Golden Hoosier Passport issued under this section is fifty percent (50%) of the fee that the department charges a resident who is not described in subsection (a)(1), (a)(2), or (a)(3) for unlimited admission for one (1) calendar year to the Indiana state parks, recreation areas, reservoirs, forests, historic sites, museums, memorials, and other department properties for which admission is charged.
(d) A fee may not be charged for an annual Golden Hoosier Passport issued under this section to a resident described in subsection (a)(4).
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.134-1997, SEC.3; P.L.99-2001, SEC.1; P.L.1-2006, SEC.211; P.L.87-2010, SEC.40.

IC 14-19-3-5
Annual pass; nonresident; charges
Sec. 5. (a) As used in this section, "annual pass" means a card that:
(1) is issued by the department; and
(2) entitles:
(A) the card holder; and
(B) the members of the card holder's immediate family;
to enter the state parks an unlimited number of times during a calendar year without paying an admission fee.
(b) As used in this section, "nonresident" means an individual who does not reside in Indiana.
(c) The commission may set the amount of the charge for an annual pass. However, the charge for an annual pass issued to a nonresident must be higher than the charge for an annual pass issued to a resident of Indiana.
As added by P.L.134-1997, SEC.4.

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