California Assembly Bill 411 (AB-0411) Position Statement by CAMTB

Status: Died in Committee Unfortunately, this important bill died in committee, as the saying goes. Officially it went to the Assembly Appropriations Committee in May 2023 and was “held under submission”. CAMTB is working toward the reintroduction of a similar bill next season. California AB-411, introduced by Assembly Member Bennett (A38, Ventura Co.), establishes a competitive grant program and fund to […]

California Assembly Bill 1150 (AB-1150) Position Statement by CAMTB

California AB-1150 aims to make it easier for qualifying nonprofit community organizations to provide interpretive and visitor services in CA State Parks to underserved communities. The current permitting process is costly, time-consuming, and unnecessarily prohibitive. AB-1150 will allow eligible nonprofits to secure long-term access agreements with CA State Parks, and for CA State Parks to provide free/reduced access fees as […]

CAMTB Advocacy Report & Coalition Action Plan for California Forests located in U.S. Forest Service, Region 5

In June 2022, the California Mountain Biking Coalition (CAMTB) commissioned an advocacy report and accompanying work plan for engaging the staff and leadership of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Region 5 lands located in California. To commence the project CAMTB’s Legislative and Governmental Affairs Advisor, Bill Keene, conducted one-on-one interviews with representatives from its trail partner community who have direct […]