Summary: H.R.4794 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/16/1986)

(Measure passed House, amended)

Amends the National Trails System Act to designate the Santa Fe Trail, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico, as the Santa Fe National Historic Trail.

Requires the owners' consent for land acquisitions outside the federally administered area. Requires the Secretary of the Interior to notify private landowners of their potential liability for personal injuries before acquiring any easement with respect to the Trail.

Authorizes the Secretary to accept the donation of Trail markers.

Authorizes appropriations.

Amends the National Trails System Act to require that the Kosciuszko Trail, extending from Vermont to South Carolina, be studied for possible inclusion in such system.