PUBLIC LAW 98-405—AUG. 28, 1984
98 STAT. 1483
Public Law 98-405 98th Congress An Act To amend the National Trails System Act by adding the California Trail to the study list, and for other purposes.
Aug. 28, 1984 [H.R. 3787]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. Section 5(c) of the National Trails System Act (16 - J i: U.S.C. 1244(c)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following 97 Stat. 44. new paragraph: "(30) Pony Express Trail, extending from Saint Joseph, Missouri, Study. through Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, to ^^^y Express Sacramento, California, as indicated on a map labeled 'Potential Trail. Pony Express Trail', dated October 1983 and the California Trail, extending from the vicinity of Omaha, Nebraska, and Saint Joseph, Missouri, to various points in California, as indicated on a map labeled 'Potential California Trail' and dated August 1, 1983. Notwithstanding subsection (b) of this section, the study under this paragraph shall be completed and submitted to the Congress no later than the end of two complete fiscal years beginning after the date of the enactment of this paragraph. Such study shall be separated into two portions, one relating to the Pony Express Trail and one relating to the California Trail.". SEC. 2. (a) Recognition should be given to the regional significance Daniel Boone of the contributions of Daniel Boone in the exploration and settle- Heritage Trail. ment of the Nation to assure that a wider segment of the public be afforded the opportunity to share in Boone's contributions to America's heritage through establishment of markings of a Daniel Boone Heritage Trail. (b) In order that significant route segments and sites, recognized as associated with Daniel Boone may be distinguished by suitable markers, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to accept the donations of such suitable markers for placement at appropriate locations on lands administered by the Secretary of the Interior, and with the concurrence of the Secretary of Agriculture and other appropriate heads of Federal agencies, on lands under their jurisdiction. The determination of the placement of markers to commemorate the routes and sites of Daniel Boone shall be made by the Secretary of the Interior in consultation with appropriate private interests and affected local and State governments.