An Act to facilitate the preservation of historic monuments, and for other purposes

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Section 203 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, amended (40 U.S.C. 484), is further amended by redesignating section 203 (k) as section 203 (k) (4) and by adding a new section 203 (k) (3) as follows: "(k) (3) Without monetary consideration to the United States, the Administrator may convey to any State, political subdivision, instrumentalities thereof, or municipality, all of the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to any surplus real and related personal property which the Secretary of the Interior has determined is suitable and desirable for use as a historic monument, for the benefit of the public."


  • Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 483)
  • United States Dept. of the Interior


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  • 86 Stat. 503
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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86 Stat. 503 (1972); Pub. L. No. 92-362 (Book)

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  • 1973
  • 08/04/1972


  • Historic buildings
  • Government property
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Historic preservation
  • Monuments
  • Surplus government property
  • Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 503-04

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