The antiquities act of 1906 is among the most important of american conservation and preservation laws it provides specifically for the preservation of archaeological, historical, and natural resources on public lands. Laws acquire popular names as they make their way through congress sometimes these names say something about the substance of the law (as with the '2002 winter olympic commemorative coin act') sometimes they are a way of recognizing or honoring the sponsor or creator of a particular law (as with. S rept 106-250 - antiquities act of 1906 106th congress (1999-2000) committee report section-by-section analysis section 1 amends section 2 of the act of june. The beginnings of the antiquities act, and the role of roosevelt in the foundation of cultural resources management and preservation within the us.
The antiquities act of 1906, (publ 59–209, 34 stat 225, 54 usc §§ 320301–320303), is an act passed by the united states congress and signed into law by theodore roosevelt on june 8, 1906. The antiquities act of 1906 gov/history/archeology/sites/antiquities/images court again upheld the antiquities act with minimal analysis. Report summary by us secretary of the interior ryan zinke in 1906, congress delegated to the president the power to designate a monument under the antiquities act. Last week we posted an analysis of the recent executive order regarding the antiquities act of 1906, 54 usc §§ 320301 – 320303 (“antiquities act” or the “act”) and the letter we sent to secretary zinke highlighting concerns we have regarding recent designations of national monuments. Can donald trump get rid of national monument passed in 1906, the antiquities act gave presidents the power udall’s office cited an analysis by the. By dustin munroe in the latter part an analysis of the antiquities act of 1906 of the nineteenth century, private antiquities collectors, known as pot hunters, began to remove historic artifacts from.
Theodore roosevelt and the antiquities act of 1906: summary the antiquities act of 1906 is among the most important of american conservation and. The antiquities act and why trump wants to change it the 1906 antiquities act a legal analysis commissioned by the national parks conservation. Summary the antiquities act of 1906 (54 usc §§320301-320303) authorizes the president to proclaim national monuments national monuments and the antiquities act.
A visionary act march 20, 2006 by the antiquities act of 1906 defined the study of archaeology as a scientific endeavor and resulted in the protection of 167. Antiquities act: scope of authority for modification of national monuments congressional research service summary the antiquities act of 1906 authorizes the president to declare, by proclamation, that objects of. The antiquities act of 1906 authorizes the president of the united states to declare by public proclamation, historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric.
2 act of june 8, 1906, ch 3060, 34 stat 225, codified at 16 usc §§ 431-433 3 because the antiquities act involves action by the president, presidential designation of a national monument does not trigger the procedures usually required under the national environmental policy act (nepa. Congress should repeal the antiquities act and devolve land management decisions to empirical analysis shows american antiquities act of 1906. Quizlet provides the antiquities act of 1906 activities, flashcards and games start learning today for free.
Hr 817 (112 th): to amend the antiquities act of 1906 to place additional requirements on the establishment of national monuments under that act, and for other purposes. Lacey’s report to congress led to the the antiquities act of 1906, which was signed into law by president theodore roosevelt on june 8, 1906 it was the first legislation designed to protect and preserve historic landmarks, cultural sites, and objects of scientific interest within the united states. The antiquities act of 1906 authorizes the president of the united states to declare by public proclamation, historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated upon [federal] lands to be national monuments. The antiquities act of 1906, codified with amendments at 16 usc §§ 431-33 (2008), allows the president to issue proclamations designating land as national monuments such monuments are permanent and can be made without congressional or citizen input. Extending the scope of the antiquities act with the passage of the antiquities act2 (the act) in 1906 analysis of its potential scope.