Republican Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen of Modesto proposed the measure, Assembly Bill 150.
The bill would require participants to be California residents and to show current military identification or proof of honorable discharge.
Park entrance fees also would be waived for anyone riding in the same vehicle as the participating armed services member or veteran.
PHOTO CREDIT: Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Lawrence K. Ho. / Los Angeles Times file, 2009.