Text: H.R.3085 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 109-378 (12/01/2006)

 
[109th Congress Public Law 378]
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Public Law 109-378
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To amend the National Trails System Act to update the feasibility and 
 suitability study originally prepared for the Trail of Tears National 
Historic Trail and provide for the inclusion of new trail segments, land 
 components, and campgrounds associated with that trail, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 1, 2006 -  [H.R. 3085]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States <<NOTE: Conservation.>> of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. REVISION OF FEASIBILITY AND SUITABILITY STUDY OF TRAIL 
                              OF TEARS NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL.

    Section 5(a)(16) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 
1244(a)(16)) is amended--
            (1) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``subsections'' and 
        inserting ``sections''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs:
                    ``(C) <<NOTE: Deadline.>> Not later than 6 months 
                after the date of the enactment of this Act, the 
                Secretary of the Interior shall complete the remaining 
                criteria and submit to Congress a study regarding the 
                feasibility and suitability of designating, as 
                additional components of the Trail of Tears National 
                Historic Trail, the following routes and land components 
                by which the Cherokee Nation was removed to Oklahoma:
                          ``(i) The Benge and Bell routes.
                          ``(ii) <<NOTE: State listing.>> The land 
                      components of the designated water routes in 
                      Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.
                          ``(iii) <<NOTE: State listing.>> The routes 
                      from the collection forts in Alabama, Georgia, 
                      North Carolina, and Tennessee to the emigration 
                      depots.
                          ``(iv) The related campgrounds located along 
                      the routes and land components described in 
                      clauses (i) through (iii).
                    ``(D) No additional funds are authorized to be 
                appropriated to carry out subparagraph (C). The 
                Secretary may

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                 accept donations for the Trail from private, nonprofit, 
                or tribal organizations.''.

    Approved December 1, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3085 (S. 1970):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 109-549 (Comm. on Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 109-239 accompanying S. 1970 (Comm. on Energy and 
Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006):
            July 17, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 29, considered and passed Senate, amended.
            Nov. 13, House concurred in Senate amendment.

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