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PRESERVATION OF AMERICAN ANTIQUITIES

Public Law 209, 59th Cong., June 8, 1906, 34 Stat. 225 AN ACT For the preservation of American antiquities.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any person who shall appropriate, excavate, injure, or destroy any historic or prehistoric ruin or monument, or any object of antiquity, situated on lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States, without the permission of the Secretary of the Department of the Government having jurisdiction over the lands on which said antiquities are situated, shall, upon conviction, be fined in a sum of not more than five hundred dollars or be imprisoned for a period of not more than ninety days, or shall suffer both fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

SEC. 2. That the President of the United States is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to declare by public proclamation historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated upon the lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States to be national monuments, and may reserve as a part thereof parcels of land, the limits of which in all cases shall be confined to the smallest area compatible with the proper care and management of the objects to be protected : Provided, That when such objects are situated upon a tract covered by a bona fide unperfected claim or held in private ownership, the tract, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the proper care and management of the object, may be relinquished to the Government, and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to accept the relinquishment of such tracts in behalf of the Government of the United States.

SEC. 3. That permits for the examination of ruins, the excavation of archæological sites, and the gathering of objects of antiquity upon the lands under their respective jurisdictions may be granted by the Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and War to institutions which they may deem properly qualified to conduct such examination, excavation, or gathering, subject to such rules and regulations as they may prescribe: Provided, That the examinations, excavations, and gatherings are undertaken for the benefit of reputable museums, universities, colleges, or other recognized scientific or educational institutions, with a view to increasing the knowledge of such objects, and that the gatherings shall be made for permanent preservation in public museums.

SEC. 4. That the Secretaries of the Departments aforesaid shall make and publish from time to time uniform rules and regulations for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act.

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Public Roads FEDERAL HIGHWAY FUNDS AUTHORIZED AND APPORTIONED SINCE 1917

International Highways—Selected reference list (In thousands of dollars)

August 21, 1964

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$1,000

1,000
4,000
4,000

$6,000
11,000
69,000
99, 000

$6,000
17,000
86, 000
185, 000

1917
1918
1919
1920

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4,537,793

191, 000 3,849, 551 1, 500

1941 3,000

1942
11, 500 3,000 163, 500 4, 536, 551 1943
1, 242

1, 242 4,537, 793 1944
1945
1946
225, 000 150,000

1945
25, 000
150,000

557,750 5,095, 543
1948 225, 000

1946
25, 000
150,000
125,000

557, 750 5, 653, 293 1947
12, 500

1948
1950 202, 500 135,000
112, 500

1949
202, 500 135, 000

513, 500 6,708, 653 1950
225,000

7, 240, 653 1951
5,000 17,500

1952
225,000 150,000

1953

1954

1955

23,500 10,000 956, 000 10, 712, 253 1956 1957 371, 250 247, 500

1957

1958
35,000
270,000

12,000 3,589, 000 19, 037, 253 1959
3,000 30,000

34, 000 12, 000 3,512, 000 22, 549, 253 1960
1961 416, 250 277, 500

1961
277, 500

1962
285,000

12,000 3, 463, 000 32, 091, 753 1963
70,000 $2,000 38, 550 16,000 3, 718, 550 35, 810, 303

1964
1965
438, 750 292, 500

18,000 3,865,000 39, 675, 303 1965
7,000 85,000 2,000 34, 000

18,000 3,979, 000 43, 654, 303 1966
Total 8, 846, 659 4, 420, 000 590,000 3, 587, 500 22,300,000 39, 744, 159 1,000,000 455,000 680, 200 93, 500 723, 342 8,000 708, 102 242,000 43, 654, 303 43, 654, 303 Total
1 Does not include funds authorized for fiscal years after 1966.

2,500

1941 115, 000 15, 000

30,000 1942

160,000 100, 000

8,667 2,000 17,500 20,000

4,333

13,000 1943 137,500

3,000

$360,000 7,000 100,000

11, 500 17,500 | 20,000

3,000 137, 500 1944

523, 500 7,000

4, 373, 051 1,500 3,000

$125,000
1947

500,000
225,000

12, 500
125, 000

14, 250 6,000
500,000

12,500
500,000

14, 250
6,000

14, 250
6,000

532, 750 6,186, 043
1949

3, 110
450,000

6,000

9, 110 6, 195, 153
1951

20,000

17,500
112, 500

20,000
450,000

6,000
1952

10,000 23, 500
150,000
125,000

5, 000 17,500 500,000

20,000 6,000 532, 000 85,000 23, 500

23, 000 6,000

660,000 7, 900, 653 1953

125, 000

500,000
1954 247, 500 165,000

20,000
137, 500 $25,000

17, 500
575,000

23, 000 6,000 566,500 | 8, 467, 153
1955

6, 600
247, 500

2,500
165, 000

22, 500
137, 500 25,000

20,000 10,000
675, 000

636, 600 9, 103, 753 1956

22, 500 315, 000 210,000 175,000

22, 500 175,000 875,000

20, 000 10,000 652, 500 9, 756, 253 22, 500 1,000 24,000

206,250 1,175,000 2,000,000 1958 382, 500 255,000 212, 500

22, 500 3,000 24,000

1, 700, 0002, 550,000 1959

30,000

23, 500 | 10,000 2,083, 000 12, 795, 253

2, 000 393, 750

27,000
262, 500 400,000 218, 750

32, 000
1960

12,000 2,653,000 15, 448, 253
2, 200,000 3, 475,000
405,000

3,000 32, 000
225,000 2,500,000 3,400,000

32,000
33, 000

231,250 1,800,000 2,725,000
1962
416, 250 277, 500

33,000 3,000 30,000
231, 250 2,200,000 3,125, 000

34,000 12,000 2,837, 000 25,386, 253
1963

33, 000 416, 250

3, 500 35, 000

34, 000 12, 000 3, 242, 500 28, 628,753
231, 250 2,400,000 3,325, 000
1964 427,500

33, 000

9,000 50,000 237, 500 2,600,000 3,550,000

34, 000 33,000 9,000

243, 750 2,700,000 3,675, 000 1966 450,000 300,000

33, 000 9,000 85,000

4,000 250,000 2,800,000 3,800,000

41,000 33,000

Appendix

Table 1.—Distribution and Placement of Sections of

Source Law in Title 23, U.S.C.

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