H.R. 4865 (108th): National Discovery Trails Act


Jul 20, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 20, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Douglas “Doug” Bereuter

Representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2004
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the National Trails System Act to authorize an additional category of national trail known as a national discovery trail, to provide special requirements for the establishment and administration of national discovery trails, and to designate the cross country American Discovery Trail as the first national discovery trail.

Summary (CRS)

7/20/2004--Introduced.National Discovery Trails Act - Amends the National Trails System Act to establish national discovery trails, which shall be extended, continuous interstate trails located so as to provide for outdoor ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 20, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4865”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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