Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 3.djvu/168

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113 STAT. 1686 PUBLIC LAW 106-135—DEC. 7, 1999 (B) would give long overdue recognition to the patriots whose determination to stand firm agednst enemy invasion and bombardment preserved this liberty for future generations of Americans. SEC. 3. DESIGNATION OF TRAIL FOR STUDY. Section 5(c) of the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1244(c)) is amended— (1) by redesignating paragraph (36) (as added by section 3 of the El Camino Real Para Los Texas Study Act of 1993 (107 Stat. 1497)) as paragraph (37) and in subparagraph (C) by striking "detemine" and inserting "determine"; (2) by designating the paragraphs relating to the Old Spanish Trail and the Great Western Scenic Trail as paragraphs (38) and (39), respectively; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(40) STAR-SPANGLED BANNER NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL.— "(A) IN GENERAL.—The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, tracing the War of 1812 route from the arrival of the British fleet in the Patuxent River in Calvert County and St. Mary's County, Maryland, the landing of the British forces at Benedict, the sinking of the Chesapeake Flotilla at Pig Point, the American defeat at the Battle of Bladensburg, the siege of the Nation's Capital, Washington, District of Columbia (including the burning of the United States Capitol and the White House), the British naval diversions in the upper Chesapeake Bay leading to the Battle of Caulk's Field in Kent County, Maryland, the route of the American troops from Washington through (jeorgetown, the Maryland Counties of Montgomery, Howard, and Baltimore, and the City of Baltimore, Marylgind, to the Battle of North Point, and the ultimate victory of the Americans at Fort McHenry on September 14, 1814. "(B) AFFECTED AREAS.— The trail crosses eight counties within the boundaries of the State of Maryland, the City of Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, District of Columbia. "(C) COORDINATION WITH OTHER CONGRESSIONALLY MAN- DATED ACTIVITIES.— The study under this paragraph shall be undertaken in coordination with the study authorized under section 603 of the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 (16 U.S.C. la-5 note; 110 Stat. 4172) and the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network authorized under the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 (16 U.S.C. 461 note; 112 Stat. 2961). Such coordination shall extend to any research needed to complete the studies and any findings and implementation actions that result from the studies and shall use available resources to the greatest extent possible to avoid unnecessary duplication of effort. "(D) DEADLINE FOR STUDY.— Not later that 2 years after funds are made available for the study under this paragraph, the study shall be completed and transmitted with final recommendations to the Committee on Resources in the House