For online references to these policies and procedures:
- In NPS.gov, many of the laws are listed on the NPS Office of Policy web page. Clicking on an individual law takes one to the Cornell University Law Library, and the U.S. Code.
- The NPS Legislative and Congressional Affairs web page has links to all NPS related laws from 1933 to the present. (However, it can take a very long time to download the information, which is grouped into various years.)
- All federal laws and their various amendments can be found within the U.S. Code. For NPS laws, go to Title 16 (Conservation). Then find the appropriate section from the U.S. Code citation. Other useful titles include Title 5 (Government Organization and Employees), Title 42 (Public Health and Welfare), Title 43 (Public Lands), and Title 46 (Transportation). Go to the GPO Access website to browse all of the U.S. Code titles.
- Laws regarding access (disabilities)
- Presidential executive orders
Analysis of Impacts on Prime or Unique Agricultural Lands in Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act, E.S. 80-3, 08/11/80, 45 FR 59189
Requires a determination of the effects of a proposed federal agency action on prime or unique agricultural lands as integral to the EIS process; requires such lands to be considered as a factor in deciding whether or not to prepare an EIS. (Prime and unique farmlands are identified by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.)
Historic Preservation Certifications Pursuant to the Tax Reform Act of 1976, the Revenue Act of 1978, the Tax Treatment Extension Act of 1980, and the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, 36 CFR 67
Establishes procedures whereby owners or holders of long-term leases for old and/or historic buildings may obtain certifications to gain federal tax credits for rehabilitation; describes tax deductions for owners who donate interests in cultural resources for preservation purposes.
Policies on Construction of Family Housing for Government Personnel, OMB A-18
Allows housing to be provided only where service cannot be rendered without onsite employees and at remote areas (reasonable 2-hour commuting distance). Specifies that insufficiency or inadequacy of housing can be shown by establishing unavailability, substandard design, construction or location, or high cost.
Procedures for Interagency Consultation to Avoid or Mitigate Adverse Effects on Rivers in the Nationwide Inventory, E.S. 80-2, 08/15/80, 45 FR 59191
Establishes required procedures and consultation in order to avoid adverse effects on potential wild and scenic rivers.