Connecticut Bill to Allow All-Terrain Vehicles on State Lands Introduced
DON’T DELAY! Please contact the Joint Committee on Environment immediately to request support for H.B. 5022:
You may use the following points in your message:
- H.B. 5022 would allow for the creation of All-Terrain Vehicle Trails on State Lands.
- H.B. 5022 will promote the safe and proper use of ATVs for recreation and commerce in the state by encouraging their use and development, while minimizing the detrimental effects of such use upon the environment.
- H.B. 5022 recognizes the economic value of increasing outdoor recreation in the state.
Overview: Legislation (H.B. 5022) was introduced allow for the creation of All-Terrain Vehicle Trails on State Lands. Under current law, ATV trails are not allowed to be constructed on state-owned lands. The bill is currently awaiting consideration in the Connecticut Joint Committee on the Environment.