Text: H.R.2327 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
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[H.R. 2327 Introduced in House (IH)]







108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2327

 To amend the National Trails System Act to extend the Lewis and Clark 
National Historic Trail to include additional sites associated with the 
 preparation or return phase of the expedition, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              June 4, 2003

  Mr. Goode (for himself and Mr. Hill) introduced the following bill; 
            which was referred to the Committee on Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the National Trails System Act to extend the Lewis and Clark 
National Historic Trail to include additional sites associated with the 
 preparation or return phase of the expedition, 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. SHORT TITLE.

     This Act may be cited as the ``Lewis and Clark National Historic 
Trail Extension Act of 2003''.

SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL.

     Section 5(a)(6) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 
1244(a)(6)) is amended--
            (1) in the first sentence, by striking ``The'' and 
        inserting ``(A) The''; and
            (2) by adding the following new subparagraph:
    ``(B) In addition to the route designated in subparagraph (A), the 
trail shall be extended to include the route followed by Meriwether 
Lewis and William Clark, whether independently or together, in the 
preparation phase of the expedition starting at Monticello, located 
near Charlottesville, Virginia, and traveling to Wood River, Illinois, 
and in the return phase of the expedition from Saint Louis, Missouri, 
to Washington, DC. The extended route shall include designated Lewis 
and Clark sites in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland, 
Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, 
Indiana, and Illinois. The Secretary shall complete a general 
management plan to include the extended route within three years from 
the date funds are first made available for that purpose.''.
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