Public Access Landlocked Publicly Owned Land
- 2 parcels of public land touch so that the individual can reasonably step from one parcel of public land to the other parcel of public land, or if there's a fence, could make the step as if there were not a fence;
- The individual moves over private land only as much as necessary to cross from one parcel of public land to the other;
- The individual does not step on or stand on the privately owned land or touch a fence on or other improvement to the privately owned land, but the individual may use mechanical means to move over the privately owned land; and
- The individual does not use a vehicle other than a wheelchair to cross over the private land.
This authorization does not apply to the following:
- Moving over an improvement to public land that is designed to be occupied by individuals;
- Entering public land to use it in a way that violates the law;
- Moving over public land that the governing entity has prohibited the general public from entering or has controlled access to.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)