National Park Service Laws

The United States Congress regularly passes and amends legislation related to the management of lands and programs administered by the National Park Service, such as boundary adjustments, creation of new programs, and designation of parks.

 
Laws Relating to the National Park Service

Laws

Learn more about recent laws and how they impact the National Park Service.

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The Antiquities Act

The Antiquities Act of 1906, was signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt on June 8, 1906.

United States Code

U.S. Code TITLE 54

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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Proclamations and Orders

Presidential Proclamations and Secretarial Orders Relating to the National Park Service up to 2001.

Recent Changes to the National Park Service

Recent Changes to the NPS

Recent Changes to the National Park Service

Last updated: August 27, 2020

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