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Washington, D.C. Update

H.R. 2361 - FY06 Department of Interior, etc., Appropriations Act
Sponsor - Rep. Taylor (R-NC)
Status - approved by House Appropriations Committee 5/13; passed by full House 5/19; pending in Senate

Background - the House version of the Department of Interior spending bill for FY06 would spend the following amounts on certain historic preservation programs, compared with FY05 spending:

  • BLM cultural resources - $15.2 million, up $315,000
  • NPS cultural programs - $19.9 million, up $20,000
  • Historic Preservation Fund - $72.7 million, up $966,000
  • SHPO - $36 million, up $500,000
  • THPO - $3.2 million, level funding
  • Save America's Treasures - $30 million, up $417,000
  • Historically-Black Colleges - $3.5 million, up $49,000
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grants - $122.6 million, up $449,000
  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation - $4.8 million, up $324,000

The bill provides no funding for the Preserve America program. Also, it maintains funding for the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training. The President's budget request had proposed to eliminate funding for the Center. The Senate is expected to begin work on its appropriations bills following the Memorial Day recess.

2005 - Volume 36, Issue 3


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Annual Report

Remember the Alamo

Court Rules

Historical Resources Board - Safe for Now

ASAA Government Affairs Program

Volunteers Make the Difference!

House to be Saved & New Group Formed

Building Ordinance Adopted

Most Endangered List of Historic Resources

Resurrection on El Prado

Courtyards: Intimate Outdoor Rooms by Douglas Keister

Researching James Hubbell

A Beautiful Evening: People in Preservation Awards

SOHO's Annual Meeting: September 24

Glossary of Terms

The Historic Derby-Pendleton House

Meet Victor Santana, Whaley House Head Docent
Volunteerism is at the Heart of the Preservation Movement!!

Found San Diego: Schoolhouse

Craftsman House Available

House by Modernist Architect Gregory Ain Discovered
Don't Miss SOHO's San Diego Modernism Weekend 2005

Strength in Numbers

Lost San Diego

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