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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.


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                   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

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                                 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.''.
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