West Virginia Bill to Create Additional Opportunities for Off-Road Recreation Approved by House; Moves to Governor

 

DON’T DELAY!  Please voice your Support for S.B. 28 immediately from  Governor Jim Justice by emailing now:

You may use the following points in your message:

 
  • S.B. 28 empowers two or more contiguous counties to form regional recreation authorities to establish new recreational trail systems and recreation management programs tailored to the needs of their communities.
     
  • S.B. 28 recognizes that there is interest within the state for additional well-managed trails and facilities for off-highway recreational vehicle enthusiasts and other recreational users.

Overview: Legislation (S.B. 28) to empower two or more contiguous counties to form regional authorities to establish new recreational trail systems and management programs tailored to the needs of their communities was approved by the West Virginia House and Senate.  The bill would require that these authorities work with private landowners, county officials, community leaders, government agencies, recreational user groups and recreational entrepreneurs on these initiatives.  The bill will next be sent to the governor for his signature and enactment into law.    

 

 

 

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