Federal legislation and regulations concerning the impact to archaeological properties from federally funded or permitted activities include the Antiquities Act of 1906 (PL 59-209), the Historic Sites Act of 1935 (PL 74-292), the National Historic Preservation Act (PL 89-665, 16 USC 470, as amended), Executive Order 11593 of 1971, the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (PL 91-190, 42 USC 4321), Advisory Council Procedures for the Protection of Historic and Cultural Properties (36 CFR VIII, Part 800), and the Archaeological and Historical Preservation Act of 1974 (PL 93-291).

UMAS banner University of Massachusetts
Home

 

 

Regulations
Projects
Contact Us
Research
Staff
Links
 

UMass Anthropology Department

Center for Heritage & Society