Selected Laws, Executive Orders & Regulations Related to Historic Preservation

 

Archaeology

Abandoned Shipwreck Act of 1987 (43 USC 2101-2106)

Abandoned Shipwreck Act Guidelines (55 FR 50116)

American Antiquities Act of 1906 as amended (16 USC 431-433)

Archeological and Historic Preservation Act of 1974 as amended (16 USC 469-469c-2)

Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979, as amended (16 USC 470aa-mm)

Curation of Federally-Owned and Administered Archeological Collections (36 CFR 79)

Preservation of American Antiquities (43 CFR 3)

Protection of Archeological Resources (43 CFR 7)

Sunken Military Craft Act (SMCA), 10 U.S.C. § 113 note; Pub.L. 108-375, Title XIV, §§ 1401 to 1408, Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 2094.

Historic Preservation

American Battlefield Protection Act of 1996 (16 USC 469k)

Executive Order No. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of the Cultural Environment (1971)

Executive Order No. 13287 Preserve America (2003)

Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended (40 USC 484(k)(3) and (4))

Historic Sites Act of 1935 as amended (16 USC 461-467)

National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 as amended (42 USC 4321, and 4331 - 4335)

National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (16 USC 470 et seq.)

National Historic Landmarks Program (36 CFR 65)

National Marine Sanctuaries Act, as amended (16 USC 1431-1445)

National Register of Historic Places (36 CFR 60) and Determinations of Eligibility for Inclusion in the National Register (36 CFR 63)

National Trust for Historic Preservation, as amended, [Creation and Purpose] (16 USC 468)

Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 USC 1332)

Procedures for State, Tribal, and Local Government Historic Preservation Programs (36 CFR 61)

Protection of Historic Properties (36 CFR 800)

Public Money, Property, and Records (18 USC 641)

 

Statements or Entries Generally (18 US Code 1001)

 

Government Property or Contracts (18 US Code 1361)

 

National Stolen Property Act (18 US Code 2314 and 2315)

1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export, and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property (19 USC 2601)

Maritime

Abandoned Shipwreck Act of 1987 (43 USC 2101-2106)

Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 as amended (16 USC 1451-1456)

National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000 (NHLPA), 16 U.S.C. § 470w-7

Sunken Military Craft Act (SMCA), 10 U.S.C. § 113 note; Pub.L. 108-375, Title XIV, §§ 1401 to 1408, Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 2094.

Museums & Archives

Disposition of Federal Records (36 CFR 1228)

Disposal of Records (44 USC 3301 et seq.)

Federal Records; General (36 CFR 1220)

Federal Records Act of 1950, as amended (Records Management by Federal Agencies, 44 USC 3101 et seq.)

Management of Museum Properties (16 USC 18 et. seq.) 

Museum Services Act (20 USC 9101)

Preservation, Arrangement, Duplication, Exhibition of Records (44 USC 2109)

Research Specimens (36 CFR 2.5)

Authority to Accept Certain Voluntary Services (10 USC 1588)

 

Documents, historical artifacts, and condemned or obsolete combat material: Loan, gift or exchange (10 USC 2572)

 

Disposition of Unclaimed Property (Title 10 USC 2575)

 

War booty: Procedures for handling and retaining battlefield objects (10 USC 2579)

 

Collection, Preservation, and Display of Captured Flags (10 USC 7216)

 

Devices and trophies: Transfer to other agencies (10 USC 7544)

 

Obsolete material and articles of historical interest: Loan or gift (10 USC 7545)




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