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H.R. 3787 (98th): An act to amend the National Trails System Act by adding the California Trail to the study list, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Aug 28, 1984 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 98-405—AUG. 28, 1984                                       98 STAT. 1483

Public Law 98-405
98th Congress
                                    An Act
To amend the National Trails System Act by adding the California Trail to the study      Aug. 28, 1984
                           list, and for other purposes.                                  [H.R. 3787]

  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
   SECTION 1. Section 5(c) of the National Trails System Act (16                     - J i:
U.S.C. 1244(c)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following 97 Stat. 44.
new paragraph:
   "(30) Pony Express Trail, extending from Saint Joseph, Missouri, Study.
through Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, to ^^^y Express
Sacramento, California, as indicated on a map labeled 'Potential Trail.
Pony Express Trail', dated October 1983 and the California Trail,
extending from the vicinity of Omaha, Nebraska, and Saint Joseph,
Missouri, to various points in California, as indicated on a map
labeled 'Potential California Trail' and dated August 1, 1983. Not-
withstanding subsection (b) of this section, the study under this
paragraph shall be completed and submitted to the Congress no
later than the end of two complete fiscal years beginning after the
date of the enactment of this paragraph. Such study shall be sepa-
rated into two portions, one relating to the Pony Express Trail and
one relating to the California Trail.".
   SEC. 2. (a) Recognition should be given to the regional significance Daniel Boone
of the contributions of Daniel Boone in the exploration and settle- Heritage Trail.
ment of the Nation to assure that a wider segment of the public be
afforded the opportunity to share in Boone's contributions to Ameri-
ca's heritage through establishment of markings of a Daniel Boone
Heritage Trail.
   (b) In order that significant route segments and sites, recognized
as associated with Daniel Boone may be distinguished by suitable
markers, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to accept the
donations of such suitable markers for placement at appropriate
locations on lands administered by the Secretary of the Interior, and
with the concurrence of the Secretary of Agriculture and other
appropriate heads of Federal agencies, on lands under their jurisdic-
tion. The determination of the placement of markers to commemo-
rate the routes and sites of Daniel Boone shall be made by the
Secretary of the Interior in consultation with appropriate private
interests and affected local and State governments.

98 STAT. 1484 PUBLIC LAW 98-405—AUG. 28, 1984 (c) The markers authorized by subsection (b) shall be placed in association with the Daniel Boone Trail identified on maps con- tained in the study entitled "Final National Trail Study, August, 1983, Daniel Boone" and submitted to the Congress pursuant to the provisions of section 5 of the National Trails Systems Act (16 U.S.C. 1244). Effective date. SEC. 3. Any provision of this Act or any amendment made by this Act which, directly or indirectly, authorizes the enactment of new budget authority described in section 402(a) of the Congressional 2 use 652. Budget Act of 1974 shall be effective only for fiscal years beginning after September 30,1984. ',; Approved August 28, 1984. ^. , , . ^ K « - . r ^n,. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 3787: HOUSE REPORT No. 98-719 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs.) SENATE REPORT No. 98-557 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources.) CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): Apr. 30, May 1, considered and passed House. Aug. 9, considered and passed Senate.