Tax Reform Efforts Continue; House Passes Spending Bill- Includes Restored HPF Funding; Plan a Candidate Forum on Preservation; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 29, September 15, 2017 → Tax Reform Efforts Moving Forward- Keep Up the Advocacy! Lawmakers are moving forward with efforts to reform the tax code and could draft legislation as early as October. This week House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Kevin Brady (R-TX) said Congressional Republicans and the Administration …

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Military LAND Act Reintroduced; Senators Introduce Bill to Restrict National Monument Designations; Renewed Effort to Restore HTC Program in Alabama; Register for Advocacy Week!; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 03, January 27, 2017 → Rep. Issa Reintroduces Military LAND Act in 115th Congress Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) once again introduced the Military LAND Act , as H.R 473, at the beginning of the 115th congress. The bill has been referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Issa introduced this legislation …

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Over 100 Members of Congress Sign HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Legislation Introduced to Establish Civil Rights Nat. Park in Birmingham; Proposal to Freeze HTC in Oklahoma Dropped; Advocacy Week Follow Up; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 11, March 25, 2016 → Over 100 Members of Congress Sign-on to the Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter! Thanks to everyone who reached out to their members of Congress, especially on short notice, to sign-on to the House Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Dear Colleague letter and the …

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President Obama’s Use of Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism; Philadelphia Could be First U.S World Heritage City; National Preservation Conference Registration Now Open; Wisconsin Budget Passes Without Capping HTC

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 28, July 17, 2015 → President Obama’s Use of the Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism Last Friday President Obama announced the designation of 3 new National Monuments, the Basin and Range National Monument in Nevada, the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument in California, and the Waco Mammoth …

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House Delays Scheduled Vote on Interior Appropriations Bill; President Obama Designates Three New National Monuments; House Amendment Threatens to Undermine Antiquities Act; SA Missions Designated World Heritage Site

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 27, July 10, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Delays Vote of Interior Appropriations Bill After hours of floor debate, House leadership pulled the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill from an expected vote, amid controversy over the display of the Confederate flag. With democrats largely opposing the bill, …

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Military LAND Act Not Included in Senate Armed Services Committee Markup of NDAA; NPS Announces Reconstruction Era Theme Study, NC House Includes HTC’s in State Budget; Heritage Travel Itineraries from NPS

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 20, May 22, 2015 → Military LAND Act Not Included in Senate Armed Services Committee Markup of NDAA The Senate Armed Services Committee completed the markup of the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Language from the Military LAND Act was not included in the committee draft. The …

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House Passes NDAA Including Military LAND Act-President Obama Threatens Veto; PA Submits Letter Calling for Reauthorization of HPF; NPCA Urges President Obama to do More for National Parks; HTC Expanded in Georgia

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 18, May 15, 2015 → NDAA Including Military LAND Act Passes House- President Obama Threatens Veto After several days of debate, the U.S House passed the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which included language from the Military LAND Act as Section 2853. The House voted 269-151 with most democrats, …

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22 Senators Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Legislation Introduced to Promote Historic Preservation Education at HSIs, NC House Passes HTC Bill

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 12, March 27, 2015 → 22 Senators Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter Thank you to everyone who contacted their Senators and helped spread the word! Thanks to those efforts, the Senate FY16 Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter received 22 signatures! This is just 1 signature shy …

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President Obama to Designate Pullman Historic District a National Monument; Early Bird Registration for Advocacy Week Ends Today!; Nominations for 11 Most Endangered Historic Places Due March 2nd; N.C’s HTC Reintroduced

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 6, February 13, 2015 → President Obama to Designate Pullman Historic District a National Monument President Obama will designate the Pullman Historic District on the South-side of Chicago, a National Monument. President Obama will travel to the Pullman Historic District to make the designation next Thursday, Feb. 19th. President …

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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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