H.R.834 - National Trails System Willing Seller Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
Summary: H.R.834 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)
National Trails System Willing Seller Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that, in order to address problems involving multijurisdictional authority over the National Trails System, the Secretary of the Federal department with jurisdiction over a national scenic or historic trail should: (1) cooperate with appropriate State and local officials and private persons to pursue the trail's development; and (2) be granted sufficient authority to purchase from willing sellers lands and interests in lands critical to trail completion.
Passed House without amendment (03/13/2001)
Provides for Federal acquisition of lands from willing sellers for specified System trails. Amends the National Trails System Act to provide protection for such willing sellers.