Military LAND Act and FY15 Appropriations in the Senate; Upcoming Primaries; Support PAF during Preservation Month

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 22, May 30, 2014 → Military LAND Act awaits Senate Floor Action As the Senate returns from a District work period, preservationists are following consideration of the Defense Reauthorization legislation. Last week the Senate passed its National Defense Authorization bill.  And the bill will likely go to the …

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House Passes Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization in Senate; Climate Change and Historic Sites; DC Civil War Defense Bill; DOI Awards

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 21, May 23, 2014 → The House Passed the Defense Authorization with Military LAND Act Included The House of Representative voted 325-98 to pass H.R. 4435, the FY 2015 Defense Authorization Act, which includes the Military LAND Act in Section 2816. The Military LAND Act provision was tucked …

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House to Consider Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization at the Senate; NPS Cultural Resources briefing on the Hill; May and June Primaries

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 20, May 16, 2014 → The House will consider the Defense Authorization which includes the Military LAND Act The Military LAND Act is included as Section 2816 of the HR 4435 Defense Authorization bill.  The bill is scheduled to go to the full House of Representatives next week. …

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Historic Tax Credit increase in Disaster Areas; Military LAND Act Mark-Up; Study on National Women’s History Museum

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 18, May 9, 2014 → Senate Bill to Increase Historic Tax Credit in Disaster Areas Senators Schumer, Landrieu, Menendez, Booker, Bennet, Udall, and Rockefeller introduced the National Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2014, which would increase the historic rehabilitation tax credit for historic buildings affected in disaster areas …

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Military LAND Act would amend National Historic Preservation Act

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Thursday, May 8, 2014, the House Natural Resources Committee will mark up H.R. 3687, the Military LAND Act. This bill would amend the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 to allow federal agencies to block and rescind the listing of federal properties on the National Register of Historic Places, National Historic Landmarks, and on …

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Hearings on Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization; May Primary Elections; Preservation Month Photo Contest

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 18, May 2 2014 → Natural Resources subcommittee hearing on Military LAND Act The Natural Resources subcommittee on Public Lands held a hearing this week on HR 3687, the Military LAND Act. Stephanie Toothman of National Park Service testified in opposition to the bill. Also, Maureen Sullivan of …

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