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§ 300301.
Agency

In this division, the term “agency” has the meaning given the term in section 551 of title 5.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3188.)
§ 300302.
Certified local government

In this division, the term “certified local government” means a local government whose local historic preservation program is certified pursuant to chapter 3025 of this title.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3188.)
§ 300303.
Council

In this division, the term “Council” means the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation established by section 304101 of this title.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3188.)
§ 300304.
Cultural park
In this division, the term “cultural park” means a definable area that—
(A) is distinguished by historic property, prehistoric property, and land related to that property; and
(B) constitutes an interpretive, educational, and recreational resource for the public at large.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3188.)
§ 300305.
Historic conservation district
In this division, the term “historic conservation district” means an area that contains—
(1) historic property;
(2) buildings having similar or related architectural characteristics;
(3) cultural cohesiveness; or
(4) any combination of features described in paragraphs (1) to (3).
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3188.)
§ 300306.
Historic Preservation Fund

In this division, the term “Historic Preservation Fund” means the Historic Preservation Fund established under section 303101 of this title.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3189.)
§ 300307.
Historic preservation review commission
In this division, the term “historic preservation review commission” means a board, council, commission, or other similar collegial body—
(1) that is established by State or local legislation as provided in section 302503(a)(2) of this title; and
(2)
the members of which are appointed by the chief elected official of a jurisdiction (unless State or local law provides for appointment by another official) from among—
(A) professionals in the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, planning, prehistoric and historic archeology, folklore, cultural anthropology, curation, conservation, and landscape architecture, or related disciplines, to the extent that those professionals are available in the community; and
(B) other individuals who have demonstrated special interest, experience, or knowledge in history, architecture, or related disciplines and will provide for an adequate and qualified commission.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3189.)
§ 300308.
Historic property

In this division, the term “historic property” means any prehistoric or historic district, site, building, structure, or object included on, or eligible for inclusion on, the National Register, including artifacts, records, and material remains relating to the district, site, building, structure, or object.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3189.)
§ 300309.
Indian tribe

In this division, the term “Indian tribe” means an Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including a Native village, Regional Corporation or Village Corporation (as those terms are defined in section 3 of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1602

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3189.)
§ 300310.
Local government

In this division, the term “local government” means a city, county, township, municipality, or borough, or any other general purpose political subdivision of any State.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3189.)
§ 300311.
National Register

In this division, the term “National Register” means the National Register of Historic Places maintained under chapter 3021 of this title.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3189.)
§ 300312.
National Trust

In this division, the term “National Trust” means the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States established under section 312102 of this title.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3189.)
§ 300313.
Native Hawaiian

In this division, the term “Native Hawaiian” means any individual who is a descendant of the aboriginal people who, prior to 1778, occupied and exercised sovereignty in the area that now constitutes Hawaii.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3190.)
§ 300314.
Native Hawaiian organization
(a)
In general.—
In this division, the term “Native Hawaiian organization” means any organization that—
(1) serves and represents the interests of Native Hawaiians;
(2) has as a primary and stated purpose the provision of services to Native Hawaiians; and
(3) has demonstrated expertise in aspects of historic preservation that are culturally significant to Native Hawaiians.
(b)
Inclusions.—
In this division, the term “Native Hawaiian organization” includes the Office of Hawaiian Affairs of Hawaii and Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai’i Nei, an organization incorporated under the laws of the State of Hawaii.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3190.)
§ 300315.
Preservation or historic preservation
In this division, the term “preservation” or “historic preservation” includes—
(1) identification, evaluation, recordation, documentation, curation, acquisition, protection, management, rehabilitation, restoration, stabilization, maintenance, research, interpretation, and conservation;
(2) education and training regarding the foregoing activities; or
(3) any combination of the foregoing activities.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3190.)
§ 300316.
Secretary

In this division, the term “Secretary” means the Secretary acting through the Director.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3190.)
§ 300317.
State
In this division, the term “State” means—
(1) a State, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands; and
(2) the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3190.)
§ 300318.
State historic preservation review board
In this division, the term “State historic preservation review board” means a board, council, commission, or other similar collegial body established as provided in section 302301(2) of this title
(1) the members of which are appointed by the State Historic Preservation Officer (unless otherwise provided for by State law);
(2)
(3)
that has the authority to—
(A) review National Register nominations and appeals from nominations;
(B) review appropriate documentation submitted in conjunction with the Historic Preservation Fund;
(C) provide general advice and guidance to the State Historic Preservation Officer; and
(D) perform such other duties as may be appropriate.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3190.)
§ 300319.
Tribal land
In this division, the term “tribal land” means—
(1) all land within the exterior boundaries of any Indian reservation; and
(2) all dependent Indian communities.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3191.)
§ 300320.
Undertaking
In this division, the term “undertaking” means a project, activity, or program funded in whole or in part under the direct or indirect jurisdiction of a Federal agency, including—
(1) those carried out by or on behalf of the Federal agency;
(2) those carried out with Federal financial assistance;
(3) those requiring a Federal permit, license, or approval; and
(4) those subject to State or local regulation administered pursuant to a delegation or approval by a Federal agency.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3191.)
§ 300321.
World Heritage Convention

In this division, the term “World Heritage Convention” means the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, done at Paris November 23, 1972 (27 UST 37).

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3191.)