Legislation

Jul 10 2014

S. 2595

Official Short: North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act

Long Title: 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.

Sponsors: Mrs. Klobuchar, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Franken, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Levin, Mr. Sanders, and Ms. Stabenow.

STATUS:

  • July 10, 2014.--Introduced.

S.2595

North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 2595 IS

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2595

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 SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 10, 2014

Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself, Mr. LEAHY, Mr. LEVIN, Ms. STABENOW, Mr. SANDERS, Mr. FRANKEN, Mrs. GILLIBRAND, and Ms. BALDWIN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 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.'.