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H.R. 2490: To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 27, 2020 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2490

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 27, 2020

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

AN ACT

To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.

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Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail Feasibility Study

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

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Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail

The Chief Standing Bear Trail, extending approximately 550 miles from Niobrara, Nebraska, to Ponca City, Oklahoma, which follows the route taken by Chief Standing Bear and the Ponca people during Federal Indian removal, and approximately 550 miles from Ponca City, Oklahoma, through Omaha, Nebraska, to Niobrara, Nebraska, which follows the return route taken by Chief Standing Bear and the Ponca people.

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Passed the House of Representatives February 26, 2020.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk.