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National Monument Fairness Act of 1997

National Monument Fairness Act of 1997

report together with additional and dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 1127) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National monuments -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • United States -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 105-191
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14480129M
    OCLC/WorldCa37551348

    The Antiquities Act and America’s National Monuments A timeline of milestones March Overview The Antiquities Act, which became law in after years of debate, has played a rich and enduring role in protecting our nation’s history and heritage. In , Congress reaffirmed its . National Monuments and the Antiquities Act Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction Presidential establishment of national monuments under the Antiquities Act of (16 U.S.C. §§ ) has protected valuable sites, but also has been contentious. Litigation and legislation related to the law have been pursued throughout its history.

    National Monuments Act for kids The National Monuments Act was originally passed by President Theodore Roosevelt, a passionate conservationist, due to concerns about protecting ancient, prehistoric ruins and artifacts in locations such as Chaco Canyon, New Mexico and the Devils Tower in Wyoming. The law was called 'An Act for the Preservation of American Antiquities'.   Buzzwords: National Monument First look at the report summary sent by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to the president regarding the 27 national monuments larger than , acres established since the presidency of Bill Clinton. The entire report has not yet been made public. Downsizing the size of the monuments represents an unprecedented effort.

    Protecting National Monuments. The Trump administration issued an executive order calling on the Department of the Interior to review 27 national monument designations made since under the Antiquities Act. The review includes a joint review with the Department of . NATIONAL MONUMENTS ACT, Nothing in this section shall operate to authorise the doing of any act in relation to a national monument not owned by the Commissioners or a local authority which, if this section had not been enacted, could not lawfully be done without the consent of the person or all the persons for the time being seised or.


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) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.]. Get this from a library. Providing for the consideration of H.R.the National Monument Fairness Act: report (to accompany H.

Res. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules.]. H.R. ( th): National Monument Fairness Act React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support. National Monument Fairness Act of report together with additional and dissenting views (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). ([Washington, D.C.?: U.S. G.P.O., ]), by United States. Congress. House.

Committee on. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``National Monument Fairness Act''. SEC. CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW OF NATIONAL MONUMENT STATUS AND CONSULTATION. Section 2 of the Act of June 8,commonly referred to as the ``Antiquities Act'' (34 Stat.

; 16 U.S.C. ) is amended-- (1) by striking ``Sec. Text of H.R. (th): National Monument Fairness Act as of Jun 5, (Introduced version). H.R. (th): National Monument Fairness Act. NATIONAL MONUMENTS AND THE FOREST SERVICE. Gerald W. Williams, Ph.D. USDA Forest Service. Washington, DC.

Novem National monuments are areas of federal land set aside by the Congress or most often by the president, under authority of the American Antiquities Act of June 8,to protect or enhance prominent or important features of the national landscape.

National Monuments and the Antiquities Act Congressional Research Service 3 presidential proclamation, and no President has done so. There have been no court cases deciding the issue of the authority of the President to abolish a national monument Congress has created national monuments on federal lands on numerous occasions under its.

National Monuments and the Antiquities Act Congressional Research Service Summary The Antiquities Act of authorizes the President to proclaim national monuments on federal lands that contain historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, or other objects of historic or scientific Size: KB.

Pursuant to 16 USCS § hhh-1 (4), [Title Conservation; Chapter 1. National Parks, Military Parks, Monuments, and Seashores; Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve] the term national monument means “the Great Sand Dunes National Monument, including lands added to the monument pursuant to this Act [16 USCS §§ hhh et seq.].”.

Acquisition of national monument, etc. by Commissioners. Recorded monuments. Offences and penalties. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act. Amendment of section 14 of Principal Act. Amendment of section 2 of Act of Repeal of section 2 (6) of Act of Amendment of section 3 of Act of President Theodore Roosevelt established the first national monument, Devils Tower in Wyoming, on Septem There are over National Monuments in the United States.

Presidential use of the Antiquities Act to declare a National Monument: President Bill Clinton used the law to expand 3 monuments and start 19; President George W. Bush used the law to create five monumentsIntroduced in: th United States Congress.

The Antiquities Act of is one of our nation's most important conservation tools. Used to safeguard and preserve federal lands and cultural and historical sites for all Americans to enjoy, 16 presidents have designated national monuments under this authority.

The Marketplace Fairness Act is proposed legislation pending in the United States Congress that would enable state governments to collect sales taxes and use taxes from remote retailers with no physical presence in their state.

Identical versions were introduced into both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate during the th United States uced in: th United States Congress.

National Monuments and the Antiquities Act Congressional Research Service Summary The Antiquities Act of (54 U.S.C. §§) authorizes the President to proclaim national monuments on federal lands that contain historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, or other objects of historic or scientific interest.

Classified Files, BoxNational Monuments, Bryce Canyon, DI, RG 48, NA. Bryce Canyon National Monument fell under the jurisdiction of the Forest Service because from to national monuments were administered by the federal agency in charge.

National Monuments and the Antiquities Act Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction Presidential establishment of national monuments under the Antiquities Act of (16 U.S.C.

§§) has protected valuable sites, but also has been contentious. Litigation and legislation related to the law have been pursued throughout its by: 2. Department of the Interior Considers Resizing or Rescinding National Monuments Under the Antiquities Act The law that authorizes the president to create national monuments is at risk.

Here's a definitive guide to the act and how it—and the lands it protects—could be in trouble. The Improved National Monument Designation Process Act (H.R. ) passed the House on March 26 by a vote of to It is currently before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

The Antiquities Act can be used by the U.S. president to create national monuments. This has been a popular law used by the majority of U.S.

presidents since its enactment inand has protected well-known places like the Grand Canyon, as well as lesser known but equally special ones like the Pacific Remote Islands Marine national monument. National Monument designations, under the Antiquities Act ofare meant to ensure the proper care and management of historic landmarks and other objects of historic or scientific interest.

The Act also states that the monuments shall be confined to the smallest area compatible with proper care and management of the objects.A national monument is an area that has natural, cultural or historical significance and has been permanently protected by Congress or the president.

Places as diverse as the rugged, archaeologically rich Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in Colorado and the iconic Statue of Liberty in New York have been protected by national monument Author: REI Staff.National Monuments Act 28 of [Para. (j) substituted by s. 3 (d) of Act 35 of ](k) to insure any property under its control or to insure itself against any risk arising out of the exercise of its powers or the performance of its functions or duties; (l) to perform such functions relating to the preservation of any property as a national monument as the Minister may from time to time.