S.966 - National Historic Vehicle Register Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 04/27/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/14/2018 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.966 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/27/2017)
National Historic Vehicle Register Act of 2017
This bill directs the National Park Service (NPS) to establish and maintain a National Historic Vehicle Register which shall include: (1) a narrative describing each historic vehicle and its historical significance, (2) a photographic record of the vehicle, and (3) a line drawing or engineering drawing of the vehicle. Such register shall be archived in the Library of Congress.
The NPS shall: (1) coordinate with the Historic Vehicle Association, American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation, and other appropriate organizations in order to invite owners of historic vehicles to participate in the register; and (2) develop criteria for the inclusion of historic vehicles on the register.
When developing such criteria, the NPS shall consider whether a vehicle is: (1) associated with an important event or a significant individual in automotive or U.S. history; (2) distinctive based on design, engineering, craftsmanship, or aesthetic value; or (3) of a particular type that was the first or last produced or among the most well-preserved or authentically restored examples of that type.