An Act To amend the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to expand and maintain a National Register of Historic Places composed of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture. Properties meeting the criteria for National Historic Landmarks shall be included on the National Register. Within one year after the date of enactment of the National Historic Preservation Act Amendments of 1980, the Secretary shall establish, in consultation with the Secretaries of Agriculture and Defense, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Administrator of the General Services Administration, professional standards for the preservation of historic properties in Federal ownership or control.
  • The Secretary of the Interior shall direct and coordinate United States participation in the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, approved by the Senate on October 26, 1973, in cooperation with the Secretary of State, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

Subject

  • Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage
  • United States General Services Administration
  • National Historic Preservation Act Amendments of 1980
  • National Register of Historic Places

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 94 Stat. 2987
  • Title 16, Conservation
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

This Act may be cited as the "National Historic Preservation Act Amendments of 1980".

Contained within

94 Stat. 2987 (1980); Pub. L. No. 96-515 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1981
  • 12/12/1980

Topic

  • Historic preservation
  • Historic sites
  • Protection
  • Natural monuments
  • Cultural property
  • Cultural property--Protection

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 20; Page Numbers: 2987-3006

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