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Federal Preservation Laws

A collection of statutes and regulations have been adopted at the federal level which address government activities and policies regarding historic and archeological resources. Federal Preservation Laws A collection of statutes and regulations have been adopted at the federal level which...


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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Law prohibiting discrimination to persons with disabilities, by requiring, among other things, that places generally open to the public, such as restaurants and hotels, be made accessible. Special rules apply to historic buildings and facilities. Source : Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s...


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Act

Legislation that has passed both houses of Congress and has been signed by the president or passed over his veto, thus becoming law. Source : Montgomery, Susan West. A Blueprint for Lobbying . Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2002. #NHPA #election #Lobbying ...


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ACHP Federal Historic Preservation Case Law

ACHP Federal Historic Preservation Case Law reports feature essays on the current status of Federal historic preservation law, the provisions of major preservation authorities, and procedural issues in litigating preservation cases. #AdvisoryCouncilonHistoricPreservation #Transportation ...

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The 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Author's Note (July 2020): As we mark the 30th anniversary of the ADA, providing access for individuals with disabilities continues to be a critical piece in building an inclusive preservation movement. As we work to achieve equity in all our work, we encourage the field to renew the...

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