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S. 96: North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 10, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 96

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 10, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Hoeven, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Leahy, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Smith, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Peters, and Mrs. Gillibrand) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northeastern Minnesota and to extend the trail into Vermont to connect with the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act.

2.

Route adjustment

Section 5(a)(8) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(8)) is amended in the first sentence—

(1)

by striking thirty two hundred miles, extending from eastern New York State and inserting 4,600 miles, extending from the Appalachian Trail in Vermont; and

(2)

by striking Proposed North Country Trail and all that follows through June 1975. and inserting North Country National Scenic Trail, Authorized Route dated February 2014, and numbered 649/116870..