H.R.6442 - To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] (Introduced 12/06/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/08/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6442 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/06/2016)
This bill amends the National Trails System Act to direct the Department of the Interior to conduct a study on feasibility of designating as a national historic trail the Chief Standing Bear Trail extending approximately 550 miles from Niobrara, Nebraska, to Ponca City, Oklahoma, which follows the route taken by Chief Standing Bear and the Ponca people during federal Indian removal, and approximately 550 miles from Ponca City through Omaha to Niobrara, Nebraska, which follows the return route taken by Chief Standing Bear and the Ponca people.
Interior shall consider input from owners of private land within or adjacent to such study area and shall not consider acquiring any land outside the exterior boundaries of any federally administered area.