NHPA Subject of House Subcommittee Hearing on “Burdensome” Regulations; Interior Appropriations Bill Advances, Moves to House Floor; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 23, July 21, 2017 → National Historic Preservation Act Subject of House Subcommittee Hearing on “Burdensome” Regulations This week the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The hearing titled  “Examining Impacts of Federal Natural Resources Laws Gone Astray, …

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Interior Appropriations Bill Released, Includes $74.41 Million for HPF; Military LAND Act Not Included in House NDAA; 1.4 Million Comments Submitted on National Monument Review; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 22, July 14, 2017 → House Subcommittee Releases Interior Appropriations Bill, Includes $74.41 Million for the Historic Preservation Fund This week the House Appropriations Committee released the Subcommittee Draft of the FY18 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. This bill funds the National Park Service and preservation programs like the Historic Preservation …

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Senators Introduce Energy Reform Bill, Includes HPF Reauthorization; Historic Tax Credit Legislation Introduced in Michigan; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 21, June 30, 2017 → Senators Introduce Energy Reform Bill, Includes HPF Reauthorization The Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Maria Cantwell(D-WA) introduced a broad energy reform bill this week. The Energy and Natural Resources Act (S.1460) is similar to legislation passed …

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Appropriations Update: Senate Hearing on FY18 Interior Budget Request; Bill Introduced to Address Historic Building Upgrades; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 20, June 23, 2017 → Appropriations Update: Secretary Zinke Testifies in Senate on the FY 2018 Interior Budget Request This week Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on …

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President Signs Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Senate Passes NDAA, Historic Landmarks at Risk in Beverly Hills, Remaining Auction Items Make Perfect Last Minute Holiday Gifts

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 50, December 19, 2014 → Senate Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Signed by President The Senate, working through the weekend, passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill in a 56-40 vote. The appropriations bill was already passed by the House last week. President Obama signed the appropriations …

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Rep. Engel Introduces Bill to Protect Cultural Property, CAPP Act Gets 12 New Cosponsors, Preservation50 Survey Available, Thank You For Another Successful Benefit Raffle and Auction

PAF's Pastfinder Auction at the National Preservation Conference Opening Reception

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 46, November 21, 2014 → Rep. Engel Introduces Legislation to Protect Cultural Property Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) and representative Chris Smith (R-NJ) introduced the Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act (H.R 5703) in the House this week. This legislation is aimed at coordinating efforts to preserve cultural …

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Election Results & A Look Ahead; Historic Preservation Ballot Measures Pass; Celebrate Native American Heritage Month; Join Us for the National Preservation Conference

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 45, November 7, 2014 → Elections Results and A Look Ahead The 2014 Midterm election results are in (mostly). Republicans have taken control the Senate, thus far gaining 7 seats in the Senate, winning in Colorado, North Carolina, Arkansas, Iowa, West Virginia, Montana, and South Dakota. Sen. Mark …

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Remember to Vote Tuesday Nov. 4th; ACHP Anounces New Guidance Materials for Historic Preservation Review; Preservation on Ballot in RI; Donate to PAF’s Annual Auction

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 44, October 31, 2014 → Remember to Vote Tuesday, Nov. 4th! Midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4th. Nationally the conversation has been about control of the Senate, and there are indeed many close races in places like Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado, New Hampshire, Kentucky, …

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Shutdown Continues as Debt Ceiling Nears but There’s Light at the End of the Tunnel; Preservation Action at the National Preservation Conference; Support the Preservation Action Foundation Auction

The National Park Service has closed the Washington National Mall since October 1, 2013. Picture by Crystal Sanchez.

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 41, October 11, 2013 → Shutdown Continues as Debt Ceiling Nears but There’s Light at the End of the Tunnel As the government shutdown continues on its 11th day, there appears to be a break in the stalemate. House and Senate Republicans are both working on proposals for …

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Senate Passes House CR Sans Obamacare Defunding; Bill Heads to President Obama’s Desk to Lessen Park Service Backlog; Support the Silver Label Auction of the Preservation Action Foundation

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 39, September 27, 2013 → Senate Passes House CR Sans Obamacare Defunding The Senate today, by a vote of 54-44, passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) sent to it by the House with one major change—they removed the provision the House inserted that defunded Obamacare. The CR will now …

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