SB 5843 - DIGEST

Requires the director of the parks and recreation commission, when setting priorities and developing criteria for the awarding of grants to outdoor environmental, ecological, agricultural, or other natural resource-based education and recreation programs, to consider programs that use veterans for at least fifty percent of program implementation or administration.

Requires the governor to appoint and maintain a senior policy advisor to the governor to focus on promoting, increasing participation in, and increasing opportunities for outdoor recreation in the state.

Makes appropriations.