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Introduced in Senate (04/23/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1074


To clarify the status of the North Country, Ice Age, and New England National Scenic Trails as units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 23, 2015

Ms. Baldwin (for herself, Mr. Peters, Mr. Markey, Ms. Warren, Mr. Blumenthal, and Mr. Murphy) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To clarify the status of the North Country, Ice Age, and New England National Scenic Trails as units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “National Scenic Trails Parity Act”.

SEC. 2. North Country National Scenic Trail.

Section 5(a)(8) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(8)) is amended in the third sentence by inserting “as a unit of the National Park System” before the period at the end.

SEC. 3. Ice Age National Scenic Trail.

Section 5(a)(10) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(10)) is amended by striking the third and fourth sentences and inserting “The trail shall be administered by the Secretary of the Interior as a unit of the National Park System.”.

SEC. 4. New England National Scenic Trail.

Section 5(a)(28) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(28)) is amended in the third sentence by inserting “as a unit of the National Park System,” after “administer the trail”.