S.479 - A bill 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:||Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Introduced 02/12/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/12/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.479 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/12/2015)
Amends the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary 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.
Requires Interior to consider input from owners of private land within or adjacent to such study area.