S 276

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 276

To amend the National Trails System Act to provide for the study of the Pike National Historic Trail.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 3, 2011

Mr. BENNET (for himself and Mr. UDALL of Colorado) 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 Pike 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 `Pike National Historic 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) PIKE NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL- The Pike National Historic Trail, a series of routes extending approximately 3,664 miles, which follows the route taken by Lt. Zebulon Montgomery Pike during the 1806-1807 Pike expedition that began in Fort Bellefontaine, Missouri, extended through portions of the States of Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, and ended in Natchitoches, Louisiana.'.

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