Notes on 16 U.S.C. § 1244 : US Code - Notes

    (Pub. L. 90-543, Sec. 5, Oct. 2, 1968, 82 Stat. 920; Pub. L. 94-
    527, Oct. 17, 1976, 90 Stat. 2481; Pub. L. 95-248, Sec. 1(1), (2),
    Mar. 21, 1978, 92 Stat. 159; Pub. L. 95-625, title V, Sec. 551 (7)-
    (15), Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3512-3515; Pub. L. 96-87, title IV,
    Sec. 401(m)(1), Oct. 12, 1979, 93 Stat. 666; Pub. L. 96-199, title
    I, Sec. 101(b)(1)-(3), Mar. 5, 1980, 94 Stat. 67, 68; Pub. L. 96-
    344, Sec. 14, Sept. 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 1136; Pub. L. 96-370, Sec.
    1(a), Oct. 3, 1980, 94 Stat. 1360; Pub. L. 98-11, title II, Sec.
    205, Mar. 28, 1983, 97 Stat. 43; Pub. L. 98-405, Sec. 1, Aug. 28,
    1984, 98 Stat. 1483; Pub. L. 99-445, Sec. 1, Oct. 6, 1986, 100
    Stat. 1122; Pub. L. 100-35, Sec. 1(a), May 8, 1987, 101 Stat. 302;
    Pub. L. 100-187, Sec. 3, Dec. 11, 1987, 101 Stat. 1287; Pub. L. 100-
    192, Sec. 1, Dec. 16, 1987, 101 Stat. 1309; Pub. L. 100-470, Sec.
    4, Oct. 4, 1988, 102 Stat. 2283; Pub. L. 100-559, title II, Sec.
    203, Oct. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 2797; Pub. L. 101-321, Sec. 3, July
    3, 1990, 104 Stat. 293; Pub. L. 101-365, Sec. 2(a), Aug. 15, 1990,
    104 Stat. 429; Pub. L. 102-328, Sec. 1, Aug. 3, 1992, 106 Stat.
    845; Pub. L. 102-461, Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2273; Pub. L. 103-
    144, Sec. 3, Nov. 17, 1993, 107 Stat. 1494; Pub. L. 103-145, Sec.
    3, Nov. 17, 1993, 107 Stat. 1497; Pub. L. 103-437, Sec. 6(d)(38),
    Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4585; Pub. L. 104-333, div. I, title IV,
    Secs. 402, 403, title V, Sec. 501, Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4148,
    4153; Pub. L. 106-135, Sec. 3, Dec. 7, 1999, 113 Stat. 1686; Pub.
    L. 106-307, Sec. 3, Oct. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 1075; Pub. L. 106-509,
    Sec. 3, Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2361; Pub. L. 106-510, Sec.
    3(a)(2), Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2363; Pub. L. 107-214, Sec. 3,
    Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1053; Pub. L. 107-325, Sec. 2, Dec. 4,
    2002, 116 Stat. 2790; Pub. L. 107-338, Sec. 2, Dec. 16, 2002, 116
    Stat. 2886; Pub. L. 108-342, Sec. 2, Oct. 18, 2004, 118 Stat. 1370;
    Pub. L. 108-352, Sec. 14(1), Oct. 21, 2004, 118 Stat. 1397; Pub. L.
    109-54, title I, Sec. 133, Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 526; Pub. L. 109-
    378, Sec. 1, Dec. 1, 2006, 120 Stat. 2664; Pub. L. 109-418, Sec.
    2, Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2882; Pub. L. 110-229, title III, Sec.
    341, May 8, 2008, 122 Stat. 795; Pub. L. 111-11, title V, Secs.
    5201, 5202(a), 5204-5206, 5301(a), 5302, 5303, title VII, Sec.
    7116(f), Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1154, 1158, 1159, 1161, 1164,
    1203.)


                            REFERENCES IN TEXT                        
      The Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998, referred to in
    subsecs. (a)(25)(C)(i)(I) and (c)(40)(C), (43)(B)(i), is title V of
    Pub. L. 105-312, Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2961, which is classified
    as a note under section 461 of this title. For complete
    classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
      The Historic Sites Act of 1935 (49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.C. 461),
    referred to in subsec. (b)(3), which is also known as the Historic
    Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act, is act Aug. 21, 1935, ch.
    593, 49 Stat. 666, as amended, which is classified to sections 461
    to 467 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to
    the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 461 of this
    title and Tables.
      Section 603 of the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act
    of 1996, referred to in subsec. (c)(40)(C), is section 603 of Pub.
    L. 104-333, which is classified as a note under section 1a-5 of
    this title.



                                AMENDMENTS                            
      2009 - Subsec. (a)(3) to (7). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 5301(a)(1)-
    (5), inserted at end "No land or interest in land outside the
    exterior boundaries of any federally administered area may be
    acquired by the Federal Government for the trail except with the
    consent of the owner of the land or interest in land. The authority
    of the Federal Government to acquire fee title under this paragraph
    shall be limited to an average of not more than  1/4  mile on
    either side of the trail."
      Subsec. (a)(8), (10). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 5301(a)(6), (7),
    inserted at end "No land or interest in land outside the exterior
    boundaries of any federally administered area may be acquired by
    the Federal Government for the trail except with the consent of the
    owner of the land or interest in land."
      Subsec. (a)(11). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 5301(a)(8), struck out "No
    lands or interests therein outside the exterior boundaries of any
    federally administered area may be acquired by the Federal
    Government for the Potomac Heritage Trail. The Secretary of the
    Interior may designate lands outside of federally administered
    areas as segments of the trail, only upon application from the
    States or local governmental agencies involved, if such segments
    meet the criteria established in this chapter and are administered
    by such agencies without expense to the United States." before "The
    trail shall be administered" and inserted at end "No land or
    interest in land outside the exterior boundaries of any federally
    administered area may be acquired by the Federal Government for the
    trail except with the consent of the owner of the land or interest
    in land."
      Subsec. (a)(14). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 5301(a)(9), struck out "No
    lands or interests therein outside the exterior boundaries of any
    federally administered area may be acquired by the Federal
    Government for the Nez Perce National Historic Trail. The Secretary
    of Agriculture may designate lands outside of federally
    administered areas as segments of the trail upon application from
    the States or local governmental agencies involved if such segments
    meet the criteria established in this chapter and are administered
    by such agencies without expense to the United States." before "So
    that significant route segments" and inserted at end "No land or
    interest in land outside the exterior boundaries of any federally
    administered area may be acquired by the Federal Government for the
    trail except with the consent of the owner of the land or interest
    in land. The authority of the Federal Government to acquire fee
    title under this paragraph shall be limited to an average of not
    more than  1/4  mile on either side of the trail."
      Subsec. (a)(16)(C). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 5206(1), amended subpar.
    (C) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (C) read as follows:
    "Not later than 6 months after December 1, 2006, the Secretary of
    the Interior shall complete the remaining criteria and submit to
    Congress a study regarding the feasibility and suitability of
    designating, as additional components of the Trail of Tears
    National Historic Trail, the following routes and land components
    by which the Cherokee Nation was removed to Oklahoma:
        "(i) The Benge and Bell routes.
        "(ii) The land components of the designated water routes in
      Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.
        "(iii) The routes from the collection forts in Alabama,
      Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee to the emigration depots.
        "(iv) The related campgrounds located along the routes and land
      components described in clauses (i) through (iii)."
      Subsec. (a)(16)(D). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 5206(2), struck out
    first sentence which read as follows: "No additional funds are
    authorized to be appropriated to carry out subparagraph (C)." and
    inserted at end "No lands or interests in lands outside the
    exterior boundaries of any federally administered area may be
    acquired by the Federal Government for the Trail of Tears National
    Historic Trail except with the consent of the owner thereof."
      Subsec. (a)(25)(A). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 7116(f), substituted
    "The Captain John Smith" for "The John Smith".
      Subsec. (a)(27) to (30). Pub. L. 111-11, Secs. 5201, 5202(a),
    5204, 5205, added pars. (27) to (30).
      Subsec. (c)(44), (45). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 5303, added pars.
    (44) and (45).
      Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 111-11, Sec. 5302, added subsec. (g).
      2008 - Subsec. (a)(26). Pub. L. 110-229 added par. (26).
      2006 - Subsec. (a)(16)(B). Pub. L. 109-378, Sec. 1(1),
    substituted "sections" for "subsections".
      Subsec. (a)(16)(C), (D). Pub. L. 109-378, Sec. 1(2), added
    subpars. (C) and (D).
      Subsec. (a)(25). Pub. L. 109-418 added par. (25).
      2005 - Subsec. (c)(43). Pub. L. 109-54 added par. (43).
      2004 - Subsec. (a)(24). Pub. L. 108-342 added par. (24).
      Subsec. (c)(19). Pub. L. 108-352, Sec. 14(1)(A)(i), substituted
    "Kissimmee" for "Kissimme".
      Subsec. (c)(40)(D). Pub. L. 108-352, Sec. 14(1)(A)(ii),
    substituted "later than" for "later that".
      Subsec. (c)(41), (42). Pub. L. 108-352, Sec. 14(1)(A)(iii),
    designated unnumbered pars. relating to the Metacomet-Monadnock-
    Mattabesett Trail and The Long Walk Trail as pars. (41) and (42),
    respectively, and par. (42) was editorially transferred to follow
    par. (41) to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
      Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 108-352, Sec. 14(1)(B), struck out
    "establishment." before "establishment,".
      2002 - Subsec. (a)(21) to (23). Pub. L. 107-325 redesignated par.
    (21) relating to the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail as par.
    (22) and added par. (23).
      Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107-338 added unnumbered par. relating to
    the Metacomet-Monadnock-Mattabesett Trail.
      Pub. L. 107-214 added unnumbered par. relating to the Long Walk
    Trail.
      2000 - Subsec. (a)(18) to (20). Pub. L. 106-307, Sec. 3(1), and
    Pub. L. 106-509, Sec. 3(1), made identical amendments, designating
    unnumbered pars. relating to California National Historic Trail,
    Pony Express National Historic Trail, and Selma to Montgomery
    National Historic Trail as pars. (18) to (20), respectively.
      Subsec. (a)(21). Pub. L. 106-509, Sec. 3(2), added par. (21)
    relating to Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail.
      Pub. L. 106-307, Sec. 3(2), added par. (21) relating to El Camino
    Real de Tierra Adentro.
      Subsec. (a)(21)(A). Pub. L. 106-510 substituted "Hawai'i
    Volcanoes National Park" for "Hawaii Volcanoes National Park" in
    subpar. (A) of par. (21) relating to Ala Kahakai National Historic
    Trail.
      Subsec. (c)(35). Pub. L. 106-510 substituted "Hawai'i Volcanoes
    National Park" for "Hawaii Volcanoes National Park".
      1999 - Subsec. (c)(36), (37). Pub. L. 106-135, Sec. 3(1),
    redesignated par. (36) relating to El Camino Real Para Los Texas as
    (37) and substituted "determine" for "detemine" in subpar. (C).
      Subsec. (c)(38) to (40). Pub. L. 106-135 designated unnumbered
    par. relating to the Old Spanish Trail as par. (38) and unnumbered
    par. relating to the Great Western Scenic Trail as par. (39) and
    added par. (40).
      1996 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104-333, Sec. 501, added unnumbered
    par. relating to Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail.
      Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104-333, Secs. 402, 403, added unnumbered
    pars. relating to Old Spanish Trail and Great Western Scenic Trail.
      1994 - Subsecs. (e), (f). Pub. L. 103-437 in introductory
    provisions substituted "Natural Resources" for "Interior and
    Insular Affairs" after "Committee on".
      1993 - Subsec. (c)(36). Pub. L. 103-145 added par. (36) relating
    to El Camino Real Para Los Texas.
      Pub. L. 103-144 added par. (36) relating to El Camino Real de
    Tierra Adentro.
      1992 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102-328 added unnumbered pars.
    relating to California National Historic Trail and Pony Express
    National Historic Trail.
      Subsec. (c)(34), (35). Pub. L. 102-461 added pars. (34) and (35).
      1990 - Subsec. (a)(17). Pub. L. 101-365 added par. (17).
      Subsec. (c)(33). Pub. L. 101-321 added par. (33).
      1988 - Subsec. (c)(32). Pub. L. 100-559 added par. (32).
      Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 100-470 inserted "establishment, except that
    the Advisory Council established for the Iditarod Historic Trail
    shall expire twenty years from the date of its establishment."
    after "its establishment." at end of first sentence.
      1987 - Subsec. (a)(15). Pub. L. 100-35 added par. (15).
      Subsec. (a)(16). Pub. L. 100-192 added par. (16).
      Subsec. (c)(31). Pub. L. 100-187 added par. (31).
      1986 - Subsec. (a)(14). Pub. L. 99-445 added par. (14).
      1984 - Subsec. (c)(30). Pub. L. 98-405 added par. (30).
      1983 - Subsec. (a)(11) to (13). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(a), added
    pars. (11) to (13).
      Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(b)(1), inserted sentence in
    provisions preceding par. (1) requiring that the feasibility of
    designating a trail be determined on the basis of an evaluation of
    whether or not it is physically possible to develop a trail along a
    route being studied, and whether the development of a trail would
    be financially feasible.
      Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(b)(2), substituted "16
    U.S.C. 461" for "U.S.C. 461".
      Subsec. (b)(11)(B). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(b)(3), inserted
    "exploration," after "commerce," in first sentence.
      Subsec. (c)(9). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(c)(1), substituted "Santa
    Fe, New Mexico" for "Sante Fe, New Mexico".
      Subsec. (c)(24) to (29). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(c)(2), added
    pars. (24) to (29).
      Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(d)(1), in provisions
    preceding par. (1), inserted requirement that the Secretary advise
    the appropriate committees in the Congress if the Secretary is
    unable to establish an advisory council because of the lack of
    adequate public interest.
      Subsec. (d)(1) to (4). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(d)(2),
    redesignated pars. (i) to (iv) as (1) to (4), respectively, and in
    par. (1) as so redesignated substituted "the head of each Federal
    department or independent agency administering lands through which
    the trail route passes, or his designee" for "a member appointed to
    represent each Federal department or independent agency
    administering lands through which the trail route passes, and each
    appointee shall be the person designated by the head of such
    department or agency".
      Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(e)(1), (2), substituted
    "national historic trails" for "national recreational trails".
      Subsec. (f)(3), (4). Pub. L. 98-11, Sec. 205(e)(3), added pars.
    (3) and (4).
      1980 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 96-199, Sec. 101(b)(1), added par.
    (8).
      Subsec. (a)(9). Pub. L. 96-344 added par. (9).
      Subsec. (a)(10). Pub. L. 96-370 added par. (10).
      Subsecs. (e), (f). Pub. L. 96-199, Sec. 101(b)(2), (3), inserted
    reference to the North Country National Scenic Trail.
      1979 - Subsec. (c)(23). Pub. L. 96-87 substituted "(23)" for
    "(20)" as the number designation of the paragraph relating to the
    Overmountain Victory Trail added in 1978 by section 551(13) of Pub.
    L. 95-625.
      1978 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(7), substituted, in
    provision preceding par. (1), "scenic and national historic" for
    "scenic" and "the following National Scenic and National Historic
    Trails" for "as the initial National Scenic Trails".
      Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(8), substituted
    "Appalachian National Scenic Trail" for "Appalachian Trail".
      Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(8), substituted "Pacific
    Crest National Scenic Trail" for "Pacific Crest Trail".
      Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(9), substituted
    provisions establishing the Oregon National Historic Trail as a
    National Scenic and National Historic Trail for provisions
    requiring the establishment, by the Secretary of the Interior
    within 60 days after Mar. 21, 1978, of an Advisory Council for the
    Appalachian National Scenic Trail, which council was to terminate
    120 months after Mar. 21, 1978.
      Pub. L. 95-248, Sec. 1(1), substituted provisions requiring
    establishment by the Secretary of the Interior within 60 days of
    Mar. 21, 1978, of an Advisory Council for the Appalachian National
    Scenic Trail, which shall terminate within 120 months of Mar. 21,
    1978, and provisions relating to functions, membership, etc., of
    such Council, for provisions requiring establishment by the
    Secretary of the Interior of an advisory council for the
    Appalachian National Scenic Trail and by the Secretary of
    Agriculture of an advisory council for the Pacific Crest National
    Scenic Trail, and provisions relating to functions, membership,
    etc., of the councils.
      Subsec. (a)(4) to (7). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(9), added pars.
    (4) to (7).
      Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(10), substituted in
    provision preceding par. (1) "National scenic or national historic"
    for "national scenic", inserted "through the agency most likely to
    administer such trail," after "Secretary of the Interior,", struck
    out third sentence "When completed, such studies shall be the basis
    of appropriate proposals for additional national scenic trails
    which shall be submitted from time to time to the President and to
    the Congress."; and substituted "The studies listed in subsection
    (c) of this section shall be completed and submitted to the
    Congress, with recommendations as to the suitability of trail
    designation, not later than three complete fiscal years from the
    date of enactment of their addition to this subsection, or from
    November 10, 1978, whichever is later. Such studies, when
    submitted, shall be printed as a House or Senate document, and
    shall include, but not be limited to:" for "Such proposals shall be
    accompanied by a report, which shall be printed as a House or
    Senate document, showing among other things - ".
      Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(10), (11), substituted
    "scenic or national historic" for "scenic" and required in the case
    of national historic trails the report to include the
    recommendation of the Secretary of the Interior's National Park
    System Advisory Board as to the national historical significance
    based on the criteria developed under the Historic Sites Act of
    1935.
      Subsec. (b)(10), (11). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(12), added pars.
    (10) and (11).
      Subsec. (c)(23). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(13), added par. (23).
    See 1979 Amendment note above.
      Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(14), added subsec. (d) and
    repealed former subsec. (d) provisions for comprehensive plan for
    the management, acquisition, development, and use of the
    Appalachian Trail, submission to Congressional committees, and
    scope of plan, now covered in subsec. (e) of this section.
      Pub. L. 95-248, Sec. 1(2), added subsec. (d).
      Subsecs. (e), (f). Pub. L. 95-625, Sec. 551(15), added subsecs.
    (e) and (f).
      1976 - Subsec. (c)(15) to (22). Pub. L. 94-527 added pars. (15)
    to (22).


                     TERMINATION OF ADVISORY COUNCILS                 
      Advisory councils in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not
    later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan. 5,
    1973, unless, in the case of a council established by the President
    or an officer of the Federal Government, such council is renewed by
    appropriate action prior to the expiration of such 2-year period,
    or in the case of a council established by the Congress, its
    duration is otherwise provided for by law. See sections 3(2) and 14
    of Pub. L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, 776, set out in the
    Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

                 CONSTRUCTION OF TITLE V OF PUB. L. 111-11             
      Pub. L. 111-11, title V, Sec. 5401, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat.
    1164, provided that:
      "(a) Effect on Access for Recreational Activities. - Nothing in
    this title [amending this section and sections 1249, 1274, and 1276
    of this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under this
    section and sections 1271 and 1274 of this title] shall be
    construed as affecting access for recreational activities otherwise
    allowed by law or regulation, including hunting, fishing, or
    trapping.
      "(b) Effect on State Authority. - Nothing in this title shall be
    construed as affecting the authority, jurisdiction, or
    responsibility of the several States to manage, control, or
    regulate fish and resident wildlife under State law or regulations,
    including the regulation of hunting, fishing, and trapping."

                     NEW ENGLAND NATIONAL SCENIC TRAIL                 
      Pub. L. 111-11, title V, Sec. 5202(b)-(d), Mar. 30, 2009, 123
    Stat. 1154, 1155, provided that:
      "(b) Management. - The Secretary of the Interior (referred to in
    this section [amending this section] as the 'Secretary') shall
    consider the actions outlined in the Trail Management Blueprint
    described in the report titled the 'Metacomet Monadnock Mattabesett
    Trail System National Scenic Trail Feasibility Study and
    Environmental Assessment', prepared by the National Park Service,
    and dated Spring 2006, as the framework for management and
    administration of the New England National Scenic Trail. Additional
    or more detailed plans for administration, management, protection,
    access, maintenance, or development of the trail may be developed
    consistent with the Trail Management Blueprint, and as approved by
    the Secretary.
      "(c) Cooperative Agreements. - The Secretary is authorized to
    enter into cooperative agreements with the Commonwealth of
    Massachusetts (and its political subdivisions), the State of
    Connecticut (and its political subdivisions), and other regional,
    local, and private organizations deemed necessary and desirable to
    accomplish cooperative trail administrative, management, and
    protection objectives consistent with the Trail Management
    Blueprint. An agreement under this subsection may include
    provisions for limited financial assistance to encourage
    participation in the planning, acquisition, protection, operation,
    development, or maintenance of the trail.
      "(d) Additional Trail Segments. - Pursuant to section 6 of the
    National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1245), the Secretary is
    encouraged to work with the State of New Hampshire and appropriate
    local and private organizations to include that portion of the
    Metacomet-Monadnock Trail in New Hampshire (which lies between
    Royalston, Massachusetts and Jaffrey, New Hampshire) as a component
    of the New England National Scenic Trail. Inclusion of this
    segment, as well as other potential side or connecting trails, is
    contingent upon written application to the Secretary by appropriate
    State and local jurisdictions and a finding by the Secretary that
    trail management and administration is consistent with the Trail
    Management Blueprint."

                  ICE AGE FLOODS NATIONAL GEOLOGIC TRAIL              
      Pub. L. 111-11, title V, Sec. 5203, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat.
    1155, described and designated the Ice Age Floods National Geologic
    Trail in the States of Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon;
    provided for its administration by the Secretary of the Interior
    acting through the Director of the National Park Service; required
    the Secretary to prepare a cooperative management and interpretive
    plan; authorized the Secretary to establish a trail management
    office and interpretative facilities and to enter into cooperative
    management agreements; provided that designation of the Trail does
    not create liability for, or affect liability under any law of, any
    private property owner with respect to any person injured on the
    private property; and authorized appropriations.

                  SILVER STATE OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE TRAIL              
      Pub. L. 109-432, div. C, title III, Secs. 303, 355, Dec. 20,
    2006, 120 Stat. 3028, 3040, directed the Secretary of the Interior
    to complete a study of routes for the extension of the Silver State
    Off-Highway Vehicle Trail into White Pine County, Nevada, not later
    than 3 years after Dec. 20, 2006, to identify the preferred route
    for the Trail in consultation with the State of Nevada, White Pine
    County, and any interested persons, to designate the Trail not
    later than 90 days after the study is completed, to complete a
    management plan for the Trail not later than 2 years after the
    designation, and to annually assess the effects of use of the Trail
    on the environment and cultural resources and to temporarily close
    or permanently reroute a portion of the Trail where there is an
    adverse environmental impact, a threat to public safety, or where
    necessary to repair damage to the Trail or a resource.
      Pub. L. 108-424, title IV, Sec. 401, Nov. 30, 2004, 118 Stat.
    2416, provided that the Secretary of the Interior would manage the
    system of trails designated as the Silver State Off-Highway Vehicle
    Trail in the Lincoln County Conservation, Recreation and
    Development Act Map for Lincoln County, Nevada, in a manner
    consistent with motorized and mechanized use of the Trail, the
    safety of the people who use the Trail and its sensitive habitat
    and cultural resources, and that the Secretary would, in
    consultation with the State, County and other interested parties,
    develop a management plan, not later than 3 years after Nov. 30,
    2004, and monitor and evaluate the effects of the use of the Trail
    to minimize adverse environmental or cultural impact while giving
    notice of open routes.

                       EXPEDITED REPORT TO CONGRESS                   
      Pub. L. 107-338, Sec. 3, Dec. 16, 2002, 116 Stat. 2886, provided
    that: "Notwithstanding the fourth sentence of section 5(b) of the
    National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(b)), the Secretary of
    the Interior shall submit the study required by the amendment made
    by section 2 [amending this section] to Congress not later than 2
    years after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 16, 2002]."

                   CALIFORNIA TRAIL INTERPRETIVE CENTER               
      Pub. L. 106-577, title I, Dec. 28, 2000, 114 Stat. 3068,
    authorized the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the
    Director of the Bureau of Land Management, to establish the
    "California Trail Interpretive Center" near Elko, Nevada, and
    directed the Secretary to initiate a plan for the development of
    the Center, to acquire land and interests in land for the
    construction of the Center, to provide for local review of and
    input concerning the development and operation of the Center by the
    Advisory Board for the National Historic California Emigrant Trails
    Interpretive Center of Elko, Nevada, to prepare a budget and
    funding request periodically that would allow a Federal agency to
    carry out the maintenance and operation of the Center, to enter
    into cooperative agreements for snow removal, rescue, firefighting,
    and law enforcement services, and for development and operation of
    facilities and services, and to accept donations of funds,
    property, or services to provide services and facilities, and
    authorized appropriations.

           NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAILS INTERPRETIVE CENTER, WYOMING       
      Pub. L. 105-290, Oct. 27, 1998, 112 Stat. 2782, authorized
    appropriations for the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center
    in Casper, Wyoming, and authorized the Secretary of the Interior to
    establish the Center, to construct and operate facilities, to
    accept donations, and to charge an entrance fee.

       SACRAMENTO TO SAN FRANCISCO MAIL ROUTE; FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR
             INCLUSION IN PONY EXPRESS NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL
      Pub. L. 102-328, Sec. 2, Aug. 3, 1992, 106 Stat. 845, as amended
    by Pub. L. 103-437, Sec. 6(d)(39), Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4585,
    provided that: "The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred
    to as the Secretary) shall undertake a study of the land and water
    route used to carry mail from Sacramento to San Francisco,
    California, to determine the feasibility and suitability of
    designation of such route as a component of the Pony Express
    National Historic Trail designated by section 1 of this Act
    [amending this section]. Upon completion of the study, if the
    Secretary determines such route is a feasible and suitable addition
    to the Pony Express National Historic Trail, the Secretary shall
    designate the route as a component of the Pony Express National
    Historic Trail. The Secretary shall publish notice of such
    designation in the Federal Register and shall submit the study
    along with his findings to the Committee on Natural Resources of
    the United States House of Representatives and the Committee on
    Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate."

                    DE SOTO EXPEDITION TRAIL COMMISSION                
      Pub. L. 101-607, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3105, established for 4
    years in the Department of the Interior the De Soto Expedition
    Trail Commission, the purpose of which is to encourage and direct
    research, and to coordinate the distribution of interpretive
    materials to the public, regarding the De Soto expedition, the
    native societies the expedition encountered, and the effects of
    that contact, provided for the functions, staff, and powers of the
    Commission, and authorized research, technical assistance, and
    appropriations.

     AUTHORIZATION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF TRAILS INTERPRETATION CENTER IN
                                   IOWA
      Pub. L. 101-191, Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1697, authorized
    Secretary of the Interior to provide for development of a trails
    interpretation center in city of Council Bluffs, Iowa, set forth
    provisions relating to Congressional findings and purposes, plan
    and design of the center and implementation thereof, agreement for
    operation and maintenance of the center, cooperative agreements for
    technical assistance, and extinguishment of any restrictions,
    covenants, reversions, limitations, or any other conditions imposed
    by the Economic Development Administration upon acceptance of
    donated land by Secretary, and authorized appropriations of not
    more than $8,400,000 to carry out the Act.

            SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE ROUTE        
      Pub. L. 100-698, title II, Secs. 201-203, Nov. 19, 1988, 102
    Stat. 4622, authorized Secretary of the Interior to designate, and
    authorized appropriations for, a vehicular tour route to provide
    for public appreciation, education, understanding, and enjoyment of
    certain nationally and regionally significant sites in southwestern
    Pennsylvania.

       LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL INTERPRETIVE CENTER,
                                  MONTANA
      Pub. L. 100-552, Secs. 1-4, Oct. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 2766, 2768,
    authorized Secretary of Agriculture to establish Lewis and Clark
    National Historic Trail Interpretive Center on certain lands in
    Montana, required the Secretary to administer the Center and to
    prepare a plan for development and interpretation of the Center,
    authorized Secretary to accept donations, enter into cooperative
    agreements for various services such as rescue, firefighting, law
    enforcement, and development and operation of facilities,
    authorized Secretary to enter into agreements to provide
    educational and interpretive materials to the public, and
    authorized appropriations to carry out the Act and for construction
    of Center and associated structures and improvements.

                  NEW JERSEY COASTAL HERITAGE TRAIL ROUTE              
      Pub. L. 100-515, Oct. 20, 1988, 102 Stat. 2563, as amended by
    Pub. L. 103-243, May 4, 1994, 108 Stat. 613; Pub. L. 106-18, Sec.
    1, Apr. 8, 1999, 113 Stat. 28; Pub. L. 109-338, title VII, Sec.
    703(a), Oct. 12, 2006, 120 Stat. 1859; Pub. L. 110-229, title IV,
    Sec. 475, May 8, 2008, 122 Stat. 827, authorized Secretary of the
    Interior, acting through Director of National Park Service, with
    concurrence of agency having jurisdiction over such roads, to
    designate a vehicular tour route along existing public roads
    linking certain nationally significant natural and cultural sites
    associated with coastal area of State of New Jersey, to be known as
    New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route; provided for location and
    additional segments of Route; directed Secretary of the Interior to
    prepare a comprehensive inventory of sites along Route and a
    general plan; provided for informational material for public
    appreciation of sites along Route; provided that Route be marked
    with appropriate markers; authorized appropriations to carry out
    the Act; authorized appropriation for technical assistance and
    design and fabrication of interpretive materials, devices and
    signs; prohibited use of additional appropriation for operation,
    maintenance, repair or construction except for construction of
    interpretive exhibits; limited Federal share of projects carried
    out with additional appropriation to 50 percent; required non-
    Federal matching funds in form of cash, materials, or in-kind
    services, except for preparation of strategic plan; and provided
    for termination of authority under this Act on Sept. 30, 2011.

    LAUREL HIGHLANDS NATIONAL RECREATIONAL TRAIL DESIGNATED AS PART OF
                          POTOMAC HERITAGE TRAIL
      Pub. L. 99-500, Sec. 101(h) [title I, Sec. 113], Oct. 18, 1986,
    100 Stat. 1783-242, 1783-262, and Pub. L. 99-591, Sec. 101(h)
    [title I, Sec. 113], Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3341-242, 3341-262,
    provided that: "The Secretary of the Interior is directed to
    designate the Laurel Highlands National Recreational Trail, as
    designated by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to section 4
    of the National Trails System Act [16 U.S.C. 1243], as part of the
    Potomac Heritage Trail, as requested by the State of Pennsylvania
    in its April 1984 application, subject to the provisions of
    paragraph (11) of section 5(a) of the National Trails System Act,
    as amended [16 U.S.C. 1244(a)(11)]."