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Section 324.72101

Act 451 of 1994

***** 324.72101 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 25, 2014: See 324.72101.amended *****

324.72101 Definitions.

Sec. 72101.

As used in this part:

(a) "Advisory council" means the Michigan snowmobile and trails advisory council created in section 72110.

(b) "Council" means a Michigan trailway management council established pursuant to section 72106.

(c) "Department" means the department of natural resources and environment.

(d) "Equine access locations" means open access roads, management roads, forestry access roads, 2-track and single-track trails that are not wildlife paths, staging areas for pack and saddle animals to be dropped off or picked up, and associated wilderness campsites.

(e) "Fund" means the Michigan trailways fund created in section 72109.

(f) "Governmental agency" means the federal government, a county, city, village, or township, or a combination of any of these entities.

(g) "Michigan trailway" means a trailway designated by the commission pursuant to section 72103.

(h) "Pack and saddle trailways" means trailways and equine access locations that may be used by pack and saddle animals.

(i) "Rail-trail" means a former railroad bed that is in public ownership and used as a trailway.

(j) "Trail" means a right-of-way adapted to foot, horseback, motorized, or other nonmotorized travel.

(k) "Trailway" means a trail or other land corridor that features a broad trail capable of accommodating a variety of public recreation uses.

History: Add. 1995, Act 58, Imd. Eff. May 24, 1995 ;-- Am. 1997, Act 129, Imd. Eff. Nov. 5, 1997 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 46, Imd. Eff. Apr. 2, 2010
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA

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