Summary: S.686 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate without amendment (06/26/2007)

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Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Designation Act - Amends the National Trails System Act to designate a corridor of approximately 600 miles following the route taken by the armies of General George Washington and Count Rochambeau between Newport, Rhode Island, and Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781 and 1782, as the "Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail."

Requires the Trail to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with: (1) other federal, state, tribal, and local agencies; and (2) the private sector.

Prohibits the United States from acquiring for the Trail any land or interest in land outside the exterior boundary of any federally-managed area without the owner's consent.