Model Policies — Sales tax
Creates the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund. Supports and funds state & local parks and trails. Enacted. Read the legislation.
Illinois Active Living Act
Creates the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act, which imposes a tax on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages in the State at the rate of $0.01 per ounce. Funds will be used to support community prevention and wellness initiatives, including trails. Referred to the Rules Committee on...
Minnesota Bike/Bike Parts Sales Tax for Trails
Designates existing sales tax revenues on bicycles and bicycle parts for construction and maintenance of regional trail, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. Referred to Transportation Policy & Finance Committee on March 2017. Read the legislation.
Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus
The Ohio Legislative Trails Caucus, formed on March 29, 2017, is a bipartisan group of over 40 state-elected officials committed to creating a statewide trails network to connect Ohioans. The Caucus is focused on improving existing trails and ensuring smart planning for future trail networks. The...
Clean Ohio: Bond Initiative Creates Hundreds of Millions for Trails, Conservation
First approved by voters in 2000, the Clean Ohio Fund is a $400 million state bond initiative that restores, protects and connects Ohio’s natural and urban places by preserving open space and farmland, improving outdoor recreation and attracting investment and economic development. The program,...