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        H.R.434

                     One Hundred Sixteenth Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America


                          AT THE SECOND SESSION

           Begun and held at the City of Washington on Friday,
            the third day of January, two thousand and twenty


                                 An Act


 
To amend the National Trails System Act to provide for the study of the 
      Emancipation National Historic 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 ``Emancipation National Historic Trail 
Study Act''.
SEC. 2. EMANCIPATION NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL STUDY.
    Section 5(c) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(c)) 
is amended by adding at the end the following:
        ``(47) Emancipation national historic trail.--The Emancipation 
    National Historic Trail, extending approximately 51 miles from the 
    Osterman Building and Reedy Chapel in Galveston, Texas, along Texas 
    State Highway 3 and Interstate Highway 45 North, to Freedmen's 
    Town, then to Independence Heights and Emancipation Park in 
    Houston, Texas, following the migration route taken by newly freed 
    slaves and other persons of African descent from the major 19th 
    century seaport town of Galveston to the burgeoning community of 
    Freedmen's Town, located in the 4th Ward of Houston, Texas.''.

                               Speaker of the House of Representatives.

                            Vice President of the United States and    
                                               President of the Senate.

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