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Other Federal agencies, cooperation.
(8) Ten appointed by the President from outside the Federal Government. In making these appointments, the President shall give due consideration to the selection of officers of State and local governments and individuals who are significantly interested and experienced in the matters to be considered by the Council. (b) Each member of the Council specified in paragraphs (1) through (6) of subsection (a) may designate another officer of his department or agency to serve on the Council in his stead.
(c) Each member of the Council appointed under paragraph (8) of subsection (a) shall serve for a term of five years from the expiration of his predecessor's term; except that the members first appointed under that paragraph shall serve for terms of from one to five years, as designated by the President at the time of appointment, in such manner as to insure that the terms of not less than one nor more than two of them will expire in any one year.
(d) A vacancy in the Council shall not affect its powers, but shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment (and for the balance of the unexpired term):
(e) The Chairman of the Council shall be designated by the President.
(f) Eight members of the Council shall constitute a quorum. SEC. 202. (a) The Council shall—
(1) advise the President and the Congress on matters relating to historic preservation; recommend measures to coordinate activities of Federal, State, and local agencies and private institutions and individuals relating to historic preservation; and advise on the dissemination of information pertaining to such activities;
(2) encourage, in cooperation with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and appropriate private agencies, public interest and participation in historic preservation;
(3) recommend the conduct of studies in such areas as the adequacy of legislative and administrative statutes and regulations pertaining to historic preservation activities of State and local governments and the effects of tax policies at all levels of government on historic preservation;
(4) advise as to guidelines for the assistance of State and local governments in drafting legislation relating to historic preservation; and
(5) encourage, in cooperation with appropriate public and pri vate agencies and institutions, training and education in the field of historic preservation.
(b) The Council shall submit annually a comprehensive report of its activities and the results of its studies to the President and the Congress and shall from time to time submit such additional and special reports as it deems advisable. Each report shall propose such legislative enactments and other actions as, in the judgment of the Council, are necessary and appropriate to carry out its recommendations.
SEC. 203. The Council is authorized to secure directly from any department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, independent establishment or instrumentality of the executive branch of the Federal Government information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics for the purpose of this title; and each such department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, independent establishment or instrumentality is authorized to furnish such information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics to the extent permitted by law and within available funds.
SEC. 204. The members of the Council specified in paragraphs (1) through (7) of section 201(a) shall serve without additional compen
sation. The members of the Council appointed under paragraph (8) of section 201(a) shall receive $100 per diem when engaged in the performance of the duties of the Council. All members of the Council shall receive reimbursement for necessary traveling and subsistence expenses incurred by them in the performance of the duties of the Council.
80 STAT. 919
SEC. 205. (a) The Director of the National Park Service or his Executive designee shall be the Executive Director of the Council. Financial Director. and administrative services (including those related to budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, personnel and procurement) shall be provided the Council by the Department of the Interior, for which payments shall be made in advance, or by reimbursement, from funds of the Council in such amounts as may be agreed upon by the Chairman of the Council and the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That the regulations of the Department of the Interior for the collection of indebtedness of personnel resulting from erroneous payments (5 U.S.C. 46e) shall apply to the collection of erroneous payments made 68 Stat. 483. to or on behalf of a Council employee, and regulations of said Secretary for the administrative control of funds (31 U.S.C. 665 (g)) shall apply to appropriations of the Council: And provided further, That the Council shall not be required to prescribe such regulations.
(b) The Council shall have power to appoint and fix the compensa Personnel. tion of such additional personnel as may be necessary to carry out its duties, without regard to the provisions of the civil service laws and the Classification Act of 1949.
Ante, p. 288.
(c) The Council may also procure, without regard to the civil service laws and the Classification Act of 1949, temporary and interniittent services to the same extent as is authorized for the executive departments by section 15 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a), but at rates not to exceed $50 per diem for individuals. 60 Stat. 810. (d) The members of the Council specified in paragraphs (1) through (6) of section 201(a) shall provide the Council, on a reimbursable basis, with such facilities and services under their jurisdiction and control as may be needed by the Council to carry out its duties, to the extent that such facilities and services are requested by the Council and are otherwise available for that purpose. To the extent of available appropriations, the Council may obtain, by purchase, rental, donation, or otherwise, such additional property, facilities, and services as may be needed to carry out its duties. Approved October 15, 1966.
Amendment to the National Historic Preservation Act
Public Law 91-243
91st Congress, H. R. 14896
To amend the Act of October 15, 1966 (80 Stat. 915), establishing a program for the preservation of additional historic properties throughout the Nation, and for other purposes.
84 STAT. 204
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of Historic properOctober 15, 1966 (80 Stat. 915; 16 U.S.C. 470) is amended as follows: ties preservation (a) Section 108 is amended by deleting the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "There are authorized to be appropriated not more than $7,000,000 to carry out the provisions of this title for fiscal year 1971, $10,000,000 for fiscal year 1972, and $15,000,000 for fiscal year 1973.".
(b) Section 201 (a) is amended by-
(1) striking out "seventeen" and inserting "twenty";
(7) The Secretary of Agriculture
"(8) The Secretary of Transportation
"(9) The Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; and"
(3) redesignating paragraphs “(7)" and "(8)” as “(10)” and "(11)", respectively.
(c) Section 201 (b) is amended by striking out "(6)" and inserting "(10)".
(d) Section 201(c) is amended by striking out "(8)" and inserting "(11)".
(e) Section 201 (f) is amended by striking out "Eight" and inserting "Eleven".
Advisory Council, membership in
16 USC 4701.
(f) Section 204 is amended by striking out “(7)“ in the first sentence 16 USC 4701. and inserting "(10)", and by striking out “(8)” in the second sentence and inserting "(11)".
(g) Section 205(d) is amended by striking out "(6)" in the first sentence and inserting "(9)".
SEC. 2. The following new section is added to the Act of October 15, 1966, supra:
"SEC. 206. (a) The participation of the United States as a member in the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property is hereby authorized.
"(b) The Council shall recommend to the Secretary of State, after consultation with the Smithsonian Institution and other public and private organizations concerned with the technical problems of preservation, the members of the oflicial delegation which will participate in the activities of the Centre on behalf of the United States. The Secretary of State shall appoint the members of the official delegation from the persons recommended to him by the Council.
"(c) For the purposes of this section, there are authorized to be appropriated not more than $100,000 annually for fiscal year 1971 and for each of the two succeeding fiscal years."
Approved May 9, 1970.
93rd Congress, S. 1201
87 STAT, 139
To amend the Act of October 15, 1966 (80 Stat. 915), as amended, establishing a program for the preservation of additional historic properties throughout the Nation, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of Historic propOctober 15, 1966 (80 Stat. 915), as amended (16 U.S.C. 470) is further erty preservaamended in the following respects:
(a) Section 108 is amended by deleting the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "To carry out the provisions of this title, there are authorized to be appropriated not more than $15,600,000 in fiscal year 1974, $20,000,000 in fiscal year 1975, and $24,400,000 in fiscal year 1976."
16 USC 470h.
(b) Section 206 is amended by deleting all of subsection (c) and International inserting in lieu thereof the following:
16 USC 470n.
"(c) For the purposes of this section there are authorized to be U.S.participa appropriated not more than $100,000 in fiscal year 1974, $100,000 in fiscal year 1975, and $125,000 in fiscal year 1976: Provided, That effective January 1, 1974, no appropriation is authorized and no payment shall be made to the Centre in excess of 25 per centum of the total annual assessment of such organization."
(c) Section 201 is amended by inserting the following new subsection:
"(g) The Council shall continue in existence until December 31,
(d) Section 101(b) (1) is amended by deleting "and American Samoa." and inserting "American Samoa, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands."
Approved July 1, 1973.
Advisory Counoil, time extension.
16 USC 4701.
16 USC 470o.
HOUSE REPORT No. 93-269 accompanying H. R. 7127 (Comm. on Interior
SENATE REPORT No. 93-164 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs).
May 22, considered and passed Senate.
June 19, considered and passed House, amended, in lieu
of H. R. 7127.
June 21, Senate concurred in House amendment.