(1) The commission may issue an annual combination fishing, fur-harvesting, and hunting permit, habitat stamp, aquatic habitat stamp, and Nebraska migratory waterfowl stamp upon application and payment of a fee of five dollars to (a) any Nebraska resident who is a veteran, who is sixty-four years of age or older, and who was discharged or separated with a characterization of honorable or general (under honorable conditions) or (b) any Nebraska resident who is sixty-nine years of age or older.
(2) A permit issued as provided in this section shall expire as provided in subdivision (3)(a) of section 37-405. Permits issued under this section as it existed before January 1, 2006, shall not expire as provided in section 37-405.
(3) If disabled persons are unable by reason of physical infirmities to hunt and fish in the normal manner, the commission may issue special permits without cost to those persons to hunt and fish from a vehicle, but such permits shall not authorize any person to shoot from any public highway.
(4) The commission may adopt and promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out this section.