New NPS units created:
National Recreation Area, CA (included in the
Made a technical change to the name of the Gaylord A. Nelson Wilderness at Apostle Island NL, WI –(included in the FY 2006 Agriculture Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-97.
Revises the boundary of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area –P.L. 109-318.
Establishes the following new heritage areas:
Mormon Pioneer, UT
Freedom's Frontier, KS/MO
Crossroads of the American Revolution, NJ
Authorizes studies of the following potential heritage areas:
Southern Campaign of the Revolution, SC
Amends authorities for the following heritage areas:
National Coal, WV
All of these provisions were included in the National Heritage Areas Act of 2006) –P.L. 109-338.
Authorizes the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Watertrail study (included in the FY 2006 Interior Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-54.
Extends the authorization of
appropriations for the
Provides for updating the feasibility and suitability study originally prepared for the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and provide for the inclusion of new trail segments, land components, and campgrounds associated with the trail –P.L. 109-378.
Designates the Captain John
Wild and scenic rivers
Designates a segment of the
Designates segments of the Musconetcong River, NJ in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System –P.L. 109-452.
NPS lands issues:
Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for purposes of establishing the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site –P.L. 109-45.
Modifies the provision in the FY 2005 Interior Appropriations Act requiring the Park Service to purchase seven specific parcels for the administrative complex at Kenai Fjords National Park by eliminating three of the parcels and by allowing the Alaska Sealife Center to be the recipient of any unused appropriated funds and to use those for purposes that complement the new facility (included in the FY 2006 Interior Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-54.
Requires the designation of energy right-of-way corridors on federal lands (included in the Energy Policy Act of 2005) –P.L. 109-58.
Authorizes the exchange of lands in
Authorizes the transfer of Department of Defense land on two islands within Gulf Islands National Seashore to NPS if they are determined to be excess to the needs of the armed forces (included in the FY 2006 Defense Authorization Act) –P.L. 109-163.
the Secretary of the Interior to allow the continued occupancy and use of
certain land within
Allows Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Lincoln Home National Historic Site to retain 100 percent of the recreation use fees charged by each unit (included in the FY 2006 Interior Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-54.
Natural resource authorities:
Allows for an adjustment in the number of free roaming horses permitted in Cape Lookout National Seashore, NC –P.L. 109-117.
Authorizes the Public Land Corps to be used for projects that reduce wildfire risk, and that promote forest restoration, forest health, and forest ecosystem restoration. –P.L. 109-154.
the continuation of commercial surf fishing in
Prohibits the extermination of deer and elk on Santa Rosa Island in Channel Islands National Park (included in the FY 2007 Defense Authorization Act) –P.L. 109-364.
Authorization of various programs to ensure secure energy supplies –P.L. 109-58.
Cultural resource authorities:
Increases the rehabilitation tax credit for certified historic structures and qualified rehabilitated buildings located in the area affected by Hurricane Katrina (included in the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005) –P.L. 109-135
Transfers administrative jurisdiction of certain Forest Service lands in Alaska from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating and directs the Secretary of the Interior to select an eligible entity under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act to take custody of the structures and surrounding lands once the Coast Guard has determined the land is excess property - P.L. 109-241
Reauthorizes the National Historic Preservation Fund and makes permanent the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation –P.L. 109-453.
Provides an extension of the Transportation Equity Act –P.L. 109-14, P.L. 109-20, P.L. 109-35, P.L. 109-37, P.L. 109-40, and P.L. 109-42.
Authorizes funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs –P.L. 109-59.
Authorizes continued use of Route 209 by commercial vehicles within the boundary of Delaware Water Gap NRA and authorizes the enlargement of two sections of a pipeline that passes through the park –P.L. 109-156.
Amends P.L. 109-29 concerning funds authorized for the rehabilitation of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park (included in the Pension Protection Act of 2006 –P.L. 109-280.
Miscellaneous other authorities:
Authorizes oil and gas drilling activities at Gulf Islands National Seashore (included in the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Defense) –P.L. 109-13.
construction funds to be used for the
Prohibits the National Park Service from accepting donations or services associated with new partnership facilities with a value of more than $5 million without advance approval of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees (included in the FY 2006 Interior Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-54.
Provides for the rules concerning snowmobile use at the three units that were published in the November 10, 2004 Federal Register to be in effect for the 2005-2006 winter use season (included in the FY 2006 Interior Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-54.
Extends the Administration's "Service-First" initiative to the National Park Service for pilot programs involving federal land management agencies conducting joint projects and programs (included in the FY 2006 Interior Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-54.
Authorizes supplemental funding and other assistance to schools located within Yosemite National Park and permits construction of park facilities outside Yosemite's boundary –P.L. 109-131.
Authorizes the establishment of a memorial for the USS Oklahoma as part of the USS Arizona Memorial (included in the FY 2006 Defense Authorization Act) –P.L. 109-163.
Amends the Lewis and Clark Expedition Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act to make certain technical and clarifying amendments –P.L. 109-232.
Authorizes a portion of revenue from OCS drilling in the Gulf of Mexico to used for the state-side grants of the Land and Water Conservation Act (included in the Tax Relief and Health Care Act) –P.L. 109-432.
Grants passed through the National Park Service:
Authorizes appropriations for the restoration of the Angel Island Immigration Station, CA –P.L. 109-119.
grants for the rehabilitation of the Franklin Memorial and the development of
an interpretive exhibit relating to the 300th anniversary of
Authorizes grants to be made for the preservation of Japanese American confinement sites –P.L. 109-441.
Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study on certain sites
Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study on the Castle
Nugent Farms in
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study on sites in St. Genevieve County, MO –P.L. 109-319.
Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of sites within the boundaries of the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (included in the National Heritage Areas Act) –P.L. 109-338.
Secretary to conduct a special resource study of
Secretary to evaluate the significance of the
Colonel James Barrett Farm, MA and the suitability and feasibility part of the
Directs the Secretary toconduct a special resource study on sites in
Authorizes appropriations for FY 2006 and thereafter to be used to maintain Jackson Place, Madison Place, and Pennsylvania Avenue between 15th and 17th Streets, N.W. (included in the FY 2006 Interior Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-54.
Requires the conveyance of 15 acres of NPS lands to DC for use as an educational institution (included in the FY 2006 Transportation Appropriations Act) –P.L. 109-115.
location of the commemorative work in the
memorial in the
Authorizes the transfer of balances in the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund –P.L. 109-314.
transfer of lands between the federal government and the
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Defense –P.L. 109-13.
FY 2006 Interior Appropriations Act –P.L. 109-54.
FY 2006 Department of Defense, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act –P.L. 109-148.
FY 2006 Agriculture Appropriations Act –P.L. 109-97.
FY 2006 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations –P.L. 109-234.
Amendments to EO 13285, Relating to the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation –E.O. 13371
Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory Committees and Amendments to andRevocation of Other Executive Orders –E.O. 13385
Responsibilities of Federal Departments and Agencies with Respect to Volunteer Community Service –E.O. 13401
Protecting Property Rights of the American People –E.O. 13406B��&?Fl�