Federal Historic Preservation Laws
The Official Compilation of U.S. Cultural Heritage Statutes: 2006 Edition
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Table of Contents (PDF)

Introduction (PDF)

Part 1 (PDF)

Antiquities Act of 1906
National Park Service Organic Act, Section 1, NPS Mission
National Park Service Organic Act, Section 8, Reports on Threatened Landmarks and New Area Studies
Historic Sites Act
Federal Property and Administrative Services Act
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Creation and Purpose
Archeological and Historic Preservation Act

Part 2 (PDF)

National Historic Preservation Act
Department of Transportation Act, Declaration of Purpose and Section 4(f)
National Environmental Policy Act
National Marine Sanctuaries Act
Coastal Zone Management Act

Part 3 (PDF)

Department of Transportation Act, Section 4(i), as created by the Amtrak Improvement Act
Mining in the National Parks Act, Section 9
Public Buildings Cooperative Use Act
American Indian Religious Freedom Act
Archaeological Resources Protection Act

Part 4 (PDF)

Internal Revenue Code, Section 170(h), Qualified Conservation Contributions
Abandoned Shipwreck Act
Internal Revenue Code, Section 47, Rehabilitation Credit
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA)
American Battlefield Protection Act
Sunken Military Craft Act

Appendix (PDF)

Selected Regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Selected Executive Orders (EO), and Selected Standards

Index (PDF)

Last Updated: 11-Jul-2006