S.1049 - A bill to amend the National Trails Systems Act to designate the route from Selma to Montgomery as a National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heflin, Howell [D-AL] (Introduced 07/18/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/16/1996 Subcommittee on Parks, Preservation and Recreation. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 104-566. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (07/18/1995)
[Congressional Bills 104th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 1049 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 104th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 1049 To amend the National Trails Systems Act to designate the route from Selma to Montgomery as a National Historic Trail, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES July 18 (legislative day, July 10), 1995 Mr. Heflin introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the National Trails Systems Act to designate the route from Selma to Montgomery as a National Historic Trail, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SELMA TO MONTGOMERY NATIONAL TRAIL. Section 5(a) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)) is amended-- (1) by designating the undesignated paragraph relating to the California National Historic Trail, as added by Public Law 102-328, as paragraph (18); (2) by designating the undesignated paragraph relating to the Pony Express National Historic Trail, as added by Public Law 102-328, as paragraph (19); and (3) by adding at the end the following: ``(20) The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, consisting of 54 miles of city streets and United States Highway 80 from Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church in Selma to the State Capitol Building in Montgomery, Alabama, traveled by voting rights advocates during March 1965 to dramatize the need for voting rights legislation, as generally described in the report of the Secretary of the Interior under subsection (b) entitled `Selma to Montgomery' and dated April 1993. Maps depicting the route shall be on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. The trail shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior. In the administration of the trail, the Secretary shall cooperate with State and local authorities to preserve historic sites, including the Edmund Pettus Bridge and the Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church.''. <all>