S 172

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 172

To amend the National Trails System Act to provide for the study of the Western States Trail.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011

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.

    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 Trail Study Act of 2011'.

SEC. 2. WESTERN STATES 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- The Western States Trail, a trail of approximately 100 miles from Squaw Valley to Auburn, California (including the Tevis Cup Loop)--

        `(A) as displayed on the maps maintained in the office of the American River District Ranger, Tahoe National Forest;

        `(B) as described in the journal of Professor William Brewer for August 30, 1863; and

        `(C) along which are conducted--

          `(i) the Western States Trail Ride; and

          `(ii) the Western States Endurance Run.'.

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