§ 135.50. State game lands open to wheelchair access.

 (a)  Persons with mobility disabilities may use wheelchairs to access any portion of State game lands where pedestrian foot travel is authorized. In the event the Commission restricts pedestrian foot travel in any location through posted signage, wheelchair access will also be restricted.

 (b)  Access to State game lands under this section does not require a permit issued under section 2923 of the act (relating to disabled person permits) or Chapter 147, Subchapter AA (relating to disabled person access permit).

 (c)  Persons using motorized wheelchairs are subject to the restrictions of section 2308(a)(7) of the act (relating to unlawful devices and methods) concerning on the use of power-driven vehicles or conveyances to hunt, except as may otherwise be authorized under section 2923 of the act.

 (d)  Persons using motorized wheelchairs on State game lands are subject to the restrictions on loaded firearms in, on or against a vehicle under section 2503 of the act (relating to loaded firearms in vehicles), except as may otherwise be authorized under section 2923 of the act.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  135.50 issued under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. §  721(a); amended under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S.

Source

   The provisions of this §  135.50 adopted July 16, 1999, effective July 17, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3734; amended March 8, 2002, effective March 9, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 1305; amended June 22, 2012, effective June 23, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 3581; amended March 23, 2018, effective March 24, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 1677. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (361951).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  135.48 (relating to purpose and scope).



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