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.

 
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NPS Law Compilations and Summaries

Read compilations and summaries of National Park Service-related laws passed by each session of Congress.

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Recently Enacted Legislation

Find information and updates about some of the recently enacted legislation related to 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

Last updated: June 26, 2020

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