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S. 1027: National Scenic Trails Parity Act

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 4, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1027

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 4, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Markey, Mr. Murphy, and Ms. Stabenow) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To clarify the status of the North Country, Ice Age, and New England National Scenic Trails as units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Scenic Trails Parity Act.

2.

North Country National Scenic Trail

Section 5(a)(8) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(8)) is amended in the third sentence by inserting as a unit of the National Park System before the period at the end.

3.

Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Section 5(a)(10) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(10)) is amended by striking the third and fourth sentences and inserting The trail shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a unit of the National Park System..

4.

New England National Scenic Trail

Section 5(a)(28) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(28)) is amended in the third sentence by inserting as a unit of the National Park System, after administer the trail.