Legislation

Official Short: Western States National Historic Trail Study Act of 2013

Long Title: To amend the National Trails System Act to provide for the study of the Western States Trail for potential designation as a national historic trail.

Sponsors: Mrs. Boxer and Mrs. Feinstein

STATUS:

  • January 22, 2013.--Introduced.
  • January 22, 2013.--Mrs. Feinstein added as cosponsor.

S.60

Western States National Historic Trail Study Act of 2013 (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 60 IS

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 60

To amend the National Trails System Act to provide for the study of the Western States Trail for potential designation as a national historic trail.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 22 (legislative day, January 3), 2013

Mrs. BOXER (for herself and Mrs. FEINSTEIN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the National Trails System Act to provide for the study of the Western States Trail for potential designation as a national historic trail.

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 `Western States National Historic Trail Study Act of 2013'.

SEC. 2. WESTERN STATES 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:
      `(46) WESTERN STATES TRAIL-
        `(A) IN GENERAL- The Western States Trail, a trail of approximately 100 miles from Squaw Valley to Auburn, California (including the Tevis Cup Loop)--
          `(i) as displayed on the maps maintained in the office of the American River District Ranger, Tahoe National Forest;
          `(ii) as described in the journal of Professor William Brewer for August 30, 1863; and
          `(iii) along which are conducted--
            `(I) the Western States Trail Ride; and
            `(II) the Western States Endurance Run.
          `(B) COMPONENTS- The study under this paragraph shall include a determination on whether the trail is appropriate for designation as a national historic trail.'.