IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 1, 2016
Mr. Kirk (for himself and Mr. Coons) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to place signage on
Federal land along the trail known as the
American Discovery Trail, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
American Discovery Trail Act of 2016.
In this Act:
Secretary concerned means—
the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to Federal land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior; or
the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to Federal land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture.
Trail means the trail known as the
American Discovery Trail, which consists of approximately 6,800 miles of trails extending from Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware to Point Reyes National Seashore in California, as generally described in volume 2 of the National Park Service feasibility study dated June 1995.
Signage along the American Discovery Trail
As soon as practicable after the date on which signage acceptable to the Secretary concerned is donated to the United States for placement on Federal land at points along the Trail, the Secretary concerned shall place the signage on the Federal land.
No federal funds
No Federal funds may be used to acquire signage authorized for placement under subsection (a).