Summary: H.R.1388 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/23/2007)

Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Act - Amends the National Trails System Act to include the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail (the Trail), a trail consisting of water and overland routes totaling approximately 290 miles and extending from Tangier Island, Virginia, through southern Maryland, the District of Columbia, and northern Virginia and in the Chesapeake Bay, Patuxent River, Potomac River and north to the Patapsco River and Baltimore, Maryland, commemorating the Chesapeake Campaign of the War of 1812.

Requires the Trail to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior.

Allows the Secretary to provide to state and local governments and nonprofit organizations interpretive programs and services and technical assistance.