Summary: H.R.984 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (04/28/2015)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

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, Nebraska, to Niobrara, Nebraska, which follows the return route taken by Chief Standing Bear and the Ponca people.

Requires Interior to consider input from owners of private land within or adjacent to such study area.