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      RS 25:901     




§901.  Louisiana National Register Review Committee; creation; functions; purposes; duties

The Louisiana National Register Review Committee, which shall be referred to as the committee for the purposes of this Chapter, is hereby created and established in the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism as an agency of the state.  The committee is established pursuant to requirements of the U.S.  Heritage Conservation Recreation Service in implementing the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (Public Law 89-665, as amended)1 that each state establish such a state review committee.  The purpose of the committee is to promote the goals and objectives of the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and to act in an advisory capacity to that department and to the state historic preservation officer in their administration of this Chapter, and in matters relating to the conservation, preservation and restoration of the historic resources of Louisiana, with operating procedures established by the state historic preservation officer.  The committee will recommend to the state historic preservation officer nominations to both the National Register of Historic Places and to the State Historic Preservation Plan Report before such plan is submitted to the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service.  Furthermore, the committee may be requested to advise the state historic preservation officer on any other matters pertaining to historic preservation.

Added by Acts 1979, No. 661, §1, eff. July 18, 1979.

116 U.S.C.A. §470 et seq.  

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