H.R. 801 amends the National Trails System Act to designate a trail of approximately 2,400 miles extending from Chicago, Illinois, to Santa Monica, California, as the Route 66 National Historic Trail. The trail will be administered by the National Park Service in a manner that respects and maintains its idiosyncratic nature.

Feb 1, 2017 - Introduced

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Nov 15, 2017 - Considered by Federal Lands

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jan 10, 2018 - Ordered Reported

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Apr 13, 2018 - Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Jun 1, 2018 - On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jun 5, 2018 -
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Bill text is available at GovTrack


John Stewart
Editor, OutdoorWire.com
Resources Consultant, California Four Wheel Drive Association
Board of Directors, BlueRibbon Coalition