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2016 House Bill 5275: Require DNR create forest trail map

Public Act 288 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Triston Cole (R) on January 28, 2016
To require the Department of Natural Resources to create a comprehensive inventory of state forest roads that are considered “state roads,” which identifies the condition and development level of the forest roads, and shows the types of motorized and non-motorized uses currently restricted on each segment, including seasonal restrictions. Also, to allow pack-saddle horses in parts of the forests that are otherwise closed to this activity, if it is for purposes of hauling out game during hunting season.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee on January 28, 2016
Reported in the House on February 10, 2016
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on March 17, 2016
Referred to the Senate Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Committee on March 17, 2016
Reported in the Senate on May 19, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 28 to 9 in the Senate on September 8, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To require the Department of Natural Resources to create a comprehensive inventory of state forest roads that are considered “state roads,” which identifies the condition and development level of the forest roads, and shows the types of motorized and non-motorized uses currently restricted on each segment, including seasonal restrictions. Also, to allow pack-saddle horses and ORVs in parts of the forests that are otherwise closed to this activity, if it is for purposes of hauling out game during hunting season.
Received in the House on September 8, 2016
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on September 28, 2016

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