S. 2568 (109th): Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Designation Act

109th Congress, 2005–2006. Text as of Jul 31, 2006 (Reported by Senate Committee).

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Calendar No. 552

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2568

[Report No. 109–309]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 6, 2006

(for himself, Mr. Warner, Mr. Allen, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Biden, Mr. Carper, Mr. Santorum, and Mr. Specter) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

July 31, 2006

Reported by , with an amendment

Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Designation Act.

2.

Addition to National Scenic and National Historic Trails

Section 5(a) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(25)

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

(A)

In general

The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, a series of water routes extending approximately 3,000 miles along the Chesapeake Bay and the tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay in the States of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, and in the District of Columbia, that traces the 1607 and 1608 voyages of Captain John Smith to chart the land and waterways of the Chesapeake Bay.

(B)

Map

A map generally depicting the trail shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(A)

In general

The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, a series of water routes extending approximately 3,000 miles along the Chesapeake Bay and the tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay in the States of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware, and in the District of Columbia, that traces the 1607–1609 voyages of Captain John Smith to chart the land and waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, as generally depicted on the map entitled Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Map MD, VA, DE, and DC, numbered P–16/80000 (CAJO), and dated May 2006.

(B)

Map

The map referred to in subparagraph (A) shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(C)

Administration

The trail shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior—

(i)

in coordination with—

(I)

the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network authorized under the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 (16 U.S.C. 461 note; 112 Stat. 2961); and

(II)

the Chesapeake Bay Program authorized under section 117 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1267); and

(ii)

in consultation with—

(I)

other Federal, State, tribal, regional, and local agencies; and

(II)

the private sector.

(D)

Land acquisition

The United States shall not acquire for the trail any land or interest in land outside the exterior boundary of any federally-managed area without the consent of the owner of the land or interest in land.

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July 31, 2006

Reported with an amendment