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

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.

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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


Jul 20, 2004

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