The ACHP is monitoring recent bills that have been introduced or acted upon in Congress that could affect the preservation of historic properties.

Preservation-Related Programs and Funding

  • Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R. 648)
  • Natural Resources Management Act (S.47)
  • Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act (H.R. 158)
  • Preserving America’s Battlefields Act (H.R.307)
  • A Bill to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program.(S. 280 / H.R. 870)
  • America’s Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire and Together Improve the Economies of States, (or, ANTIQUITIES) Act (S. 367)


Congressional action plays a critical role in setting federal historic preservation policy.