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D. SECTION 507 OF DIVISION I OF PUBLIC LAW 104 333
(section 507 of division I of the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act
of 1996; Approved November 12, 1996; 110 Stat. 4156; 16 U.S.C. 470a note)
SEC. 507. (16 U.S.C. 470a note) HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND
UNIVERSITIES HISTORIC BUILDING RESTORATION AND
PRESERVATION. (a) AUTHORITY TO MAKE GRANTS. From the amounts made available to carry out the National Historic Preservation Act, the Secretary of the Interior shall make grants in accordance with this section to eligible historically black colleges and universities for the preservation and restoration of historic buildings and structures on the campus of these institutions. (b) GRANT CONDITIONS.
Grants made under subsection (a) shall be subject to the condition that the grantee covenants, for the period of time specified by the Secretary, that,
(1) no alteration will be made in the property with respect to which the grant is made without the concurrence of the Secretary; and
(2) reasonable public access to the property with respect to which the grant is made will be permitted by the grantee for interpretive and educational purposes.
(c) MATCHING REQUIREMENT FOR BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES.-(1) Except as provided by paragraph (2), the Secretary may obligate funds made available under this section for a grant with respect to a building or structure listed on, or eligible for listing on, the National Register of Historic Places only if the grantee agrees to match, from funds derived from non-Federal sources, the amount of the grant with an amount that is equal or greater than the grant.
(2) The Secretary may waive paragraph (1) with respect to a grant if the Secretary determines from circumstances that an extreme emergency exists or that such a waiver is in the public interest to assure the preservation of historically significant resources.
(d) FUNDING PROVISION.-Pursuant to section 108 of the National Historic Preservation Act, $29,000,000 shall be made available to carry out the purposes of this section. Of amounts made available pursuant to this section, $5,000,000 shall be available for grants to Fisk University, $2,500,000 shall be available for grants to Knoxville College, $2,000,000 shall be available for grants to Miles College, Alabama, $1,500,000 shall be available for grants to Talladega College, Alabama, $1,550,000 shall be available for grants to Selma University, Alabama, $250,000 shall be available for grants to Stillman College, Alabama, $200,000 shall be available for grants to Concordia College, Alabama, $2,900,000 shall be available for grants to Allen University, South Carolina, $1,000,000 shall be available for grants to Claflin College, South Carolina, $2,000,000 shall be available for grants to Voorhees College, South Carolina, $1,000,000 shall be available for grants to Rust College, Mississippi, and $3,000,000 shall be available for grants to Tougaloo College, Mississippi.
(e) REGULATIONS.—The Secretary shall develop such guidelines as may be necessary to carry out this section. (f) DEFINITIONS.—For the purposes of this
section: (1) HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES.—The term "historically black colleges and universities” has the same meaning given the term “part B institution” by section 322 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1061).
(2) HISTORIC BUILDING AND STRUCTURES.—The term "historic building and structures" means a building or structure listed on, or eligible for listing on, the National Register of Historic Places or designated a National Historic Landmark.
12. ACT OF AUGUST 21, 1935 (POPULARLY KNOWN AS THE HISTORIC SITES, BUILDINGS, AND
[As Amended Through Public Law 106–580, Dec. 31, 2000)
12. ACT OF AUGUST 21, 1935
(POPULARLY KNOWN AS THE HISTORIC SITES, BUILDINGS, AND
(16 U.S.C. 461 et seq.)
AN ACT To provide for the preservation of historic American sites, buildings,
objects, and antiquities of national significance, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, (16 U.S.C. 461) That it is hereby declared that it is a national policy to preserve for public use historic sites, buildings and objects of national significance for the inspiration and benefit of the people of the United States. 1
SEC. 2. (16 U.S.C. 462] The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the Secretary), through the National Park Service, for the purpose of effectuating the policy expressed in section 1 hereof, shall have the following powers and perform the following duties and functions:
(a) Secure, collate, and preserve drawings, plans, photographs, and other data of historic and archaeologic sites, buildings, and objects.
(b) Make a survey of historic and archaeologic sites, buildings, and objects for the purpose of determining which possess exceptional value as commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.
(c) Make necessary investigations and researches in the United States relating to particular sites, buildings, or objects to obtain true and accurate historical and archaeological facts and information concerning the same.
(d) For the purpose of this Act, acquire in the name of the United States by gift, purchase, or otherwise any property, personal or real, or any interest or estate therein, title to any real property to be satisfactory to the Secretary: Provided, That no such property which is owned by any religious or educational institution, or which is owned or administered for the benefit of the public shall be so acquired without the consent of the owner: Provided further, That no such property shall be acquired or contract or agreement for the acquisition thereof made which will obligate the general fund of the Treasury for the payment of such property, unless or until Congress has appropriated money which is available for that purpose.
1 For a complete list of National Historic Sites, National Battlefield Sites, National Heritage Corridors, National Heritage Areas, and similar sites designated by law or executive action, see 16 U.S.C. 461 note.