Text: H.R.1216 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/13/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1216


To revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northeastern Minnesota and to extend the trail into Vermont to connect with the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2019

Mr. Welch (for himself, Mr. Stauber, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Pocan, Ms. McCollum, Ms. Stefanik, Mr. Beyer, Mrs. Craig, Mr. Collins of New York, and Mr. Grothman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northeastern Minnesota and to extend the trail into Vermont to connect with the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, 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 “North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act”.

SEC. 2. Route adjustment.

Section 5(a)(8) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(8)) is amended in the first sentence—

(1) by striking “thirty-two hundred miles, extending from eastern New York State” and inserting “4,600 miles, extending from the Appalachian Trail in Vermont”; and

(2) by striking “Proposed North Country Trail” and all that follows through “June 1975.” and inserting “ ‘North Country National Scenic Trail, Authorized Route’, dated February 2014, and numbered 649/116870.”.


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