H.R.685

To require a study of the feasibility of establishing the United States Civil Rights Trail System, and for other purposes.

1/26/2009--Introduced.

United States Civil Rights Trail System Act of 2009 - Directs the Archivist of the United States to conduct a study of the feasibility of establishing the United States Civil Rights Trail System to mark the geographic locations in the United States, including U.S. territories, of historically significant events related to struggles for civil rights based on racial equality.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish and maintain individual trails marking the geographic locations of such events. Authorizes the establishment of such a trail in each state where a significant civil rights event occurred.

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