H.R.690 - National Discovery Trails Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] (Introduced 02/09/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||02/17/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.690 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/09/2005)
National Discovery Trails Act - Amends the National Trails System Act to establish national discovery trails, which shall be extended, continuous interstate trails located so as to provide for outdoor recreation and travel and to connect representative examples of America's trails and communities.
Authorizes the designation of such trails on Federal lands and, with the consent of the owner, on non-Federal lands. Requires the appropriate Secretary for each national discovery trail to administer the trail in cooperation with a competent trailwide volunteer-based organization.
Sets forth requirements for designation as a national discovery trail.
Designates as a national discovery trail the 6,000-mile American Discovery Trail which shall extend from Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware to Point Reyes National Seashore in California, traveling northern and southern routes from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Denver, Colorado.