AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE OVERMOUNTAIN VICTORY STATE TRAIL; TO AUTHORIZE THE WILDERNESS GATEWAY STATE TRAIL; AND TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE STATE PARKS ACT AND THE NORTH CAROLINA TRAILS SYSTEM ACT.
Senate amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Further amends GS 143B-135.104 to no longer require the Secretary of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) to recommend State scenic trail routes or select State recreation trail routes or connecting or side trail routes after consulting the North Carolina Trails Committee. Also removes language allowing the Secretary to provide technical assistance to local governments or nonprofits that develop, construct, or maintain designated trails or other public trails that complement the State trails system.
Repeals GS 143-320(3), which defined recreation as the term is used in Article 34, Local Affairs. Enacts an identical definition of recreation in new GS 143B-50.1 as repealed in GS 143-320. Making conforming organizational changes, recodifying GS 143-323(a) and (d) as GS 143B-50.1(b) and (c) rather than (a) and (b).