There is one summary for S.1578. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (08/04/1989)

Historic Preservation Administration Act of 1989 - Establishes as an independent Federal agency the Historic Preservation Agency which shall be headed by an Administrator, appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to administer and preserve U.S. historic resources. Transfers functions of the Secretary of the Interior and of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to the Preservation Agency, the Preservation Advisory Committee, and the Archeology Advisory Board.

Establishes the: (1) Preservation Advisory Committee; and (2) Archeology Advisory Board.

Establishes a National Center for Preservation Technology in the Historic Preservation Agency.

Transfers functions of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee of the U.S. Information Agency to the Preservation Agency.