Protection of Historic Shipwrecks and the National Maritime Museum: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Reserved Water of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 1504 and S. 1647 ... October 21, 1983

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Page 52 - ...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.
Page 9 - we recommend that the definition of the term "State" be amended to include, in addition to the several States of the union, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of
Page 44 - title to and ownership of the lands beneath navigable waters within the boundaries of the respective States, and the natural resources within such lands and waters
Page 38 - or scientific interest that are situated upon lands owned or controlled by the government of the United States, to be national
Page 43 - the United States' jurisdiction and control over the natural resources of the subsoil and seabed of the continental shelf
Page 46 - recognizing that historic shipwrecks are a part of the Nation's patrimony, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation supports legislative clarification of laws affecting shipwrecks listed in, or determined eligible, for the National Register of Historic Places. The council urges, however, that any such legislative actions include historic shipwrecks
Page 45 - ocean waters as national marine sanctuaries for the purpose of preserving or restoring their conservation, recreational, ecological, or esthetic values. National marine sanctuaries may be designated as far seaward as the outer edge of the Continental Shelf. In
Page 33 - assistance is rendered, the vessel has encountered any damage or misfortune which might possibly expose her to destruction if the services were not rendered."
Page 67 - this element merely for consideration of a salvage award would not provide sufficient incentive to salvors to insure that the information is obtained. Accordingly, this Court holds that by meeting the threshhold requirement, a salvor simultaneously enhances the value of his
Page 50 - follows:] Advisory Council On Historic Preservation The Old Post Office Building 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, #809 Washington. DC 20004 TESTIMONY OF

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