Summary: H.R.4072 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/20/2002)

Votes for Women History Trail Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish an auto tour route, to be known as the Votes for Women History Trail, to link properties in New York State which are historically and thematically associated with the struggle for women's suffrage in the United States. Requires the National Park Service to administer the Trail through the Women's Rights National Historical Park.

Requires the Secretary to: (1) produce and disseminate educational materials regarding the Trail; (2) coordinate the management, planning, and standards of the auto route in partnership with participating properties, other Federal agencies, and State and local governments; and (3) adopt an official symbol or device to mark the Trail and issue guidelines for its use.

Authorizes the Secretary to designate as official stops on the Trail: (1) all Park units and programs that pertain to the struggle for women's suffrage; (2) other Federal, State, local, and privately owned properties that have a verifiable connection to such struggle; and (3) other related governmental and nongovernmental facilities and programs of an educational, commemorative, research, or interpretive nature. Allows the Secretary to enter into cooperative agreements with, and provide technical and financial assistance to, other Federal agencies, New York State, localities, regional governmental bodies, and private entities to coordinate such stops.