H.R.4086 - To amend the National Trails System Act to require that property owners be compensated when certain railbanked trails are developed for purposes of public use, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2] (Introduced 03/23/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/09/2000 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (03/23/2000)
[Congressional Bills 106th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 4086 Introduced in House (IH)] 106th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4086 To amend the National Trails System Act to require that property owners be compensated when certain railbanked trails are developed for purposes of public use, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 23, 2000 Mr. Ryun of Kansas (for himself, Mr. Stenholm, Mr. Armey, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Hilleary, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Traficant, Mr. Watkins, Mr. Pombo, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Buyer, Mr. Green of Wisconsin, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Tauzin, Mr. Hefley, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. Herger, Mrs. Cubin, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Paul, Mr. Rogan, Mr. Largent, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Hostettler, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Hansen, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Collins, Mr. Hill of Montana, Mr. Schaffer, Mr. Coburn, Mrs. Chenoweth-Hage, Mr. Jones of North Carolina, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Souder, Mr. Hayworth, Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Peterson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Cannon, Mr. Tancredo, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Nethercutt, Mr. Radanovich, Mr. DeLay, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Peterson of Minnesota, Mr. Walden of Oregon, Ms. Danner, and Mr. Ortiz) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the National Trails System Act to require that property owners be compensated when certain railbanked trails are developed for purposes of public use, 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. COMPENSATION FOR PUBLIC USE OF RAILBANKED TRAILS. Section 8(d) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1247(d)) is amended by inserting ``(1)'' after ``(d)'' and by adding the following at the end thereof: ``(2) Whenever any right-of-way is subject to the interim use provisions of paragraph (1), no such right-of-way may be developed for purposes of public use as a trail unless fair and reasonable compensation for such use has been tendered to the person to whom such right-of-way would revert upon abandonment for railroad purposes.'' <all>