National Park Service July 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Notice of Nomination Solicitation
Document Number: 2016-17692
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is seeking nominations for one member of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). The Secretary of the Interior will appoint the member from nominations submitted by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, and traditional Native American religious leaders. The nominee must be a traditional Indian religious leader.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget for Approval; Historic Preservation Certification Application
Document Number: 2016-17701
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2016. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-17595
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before July 2, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-17594
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before July 9, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program
Document Number: 2016-17360
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2016. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Record of Decision for the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park General Management Plan/Wilderness Study; Final Environmental Impact Statement, Hawaii County, Hawaii
Document Number: 2016-16744
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) has prepared and approved a Record of Decision for the General Management Plan/Wilderness Study/ Final Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/WS/EIS) for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Approval of the GMP/WS/EIS culminates an extensive public engagement and environmental impact analysis effort that began in 2009.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-16712
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before June 25, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Alabama Museums, Tuscaloosa, AL
Document Number: 2016-16609
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Alabama Museums has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and a present-day Indian tribe. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the University of Alabama Museums. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Indianapolis Field Office, Indianapolis, IN
Document Number: 2016-16608
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present- day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Gathering of Certain Plants or Plant Parts by Federally Recognized Indian Tribes for Traditional Purposes
Document Number: 2016-16434
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is establishing a management framework to allow the gathering and removal of plants or plant parts by enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribes for traditional purposes. The rule authorizes agreements between the National Park Service and federally recognized tribes that will facilitate the continuation of tribal cultural practices on lands within areas of the National Park System where those practices traditionally occurred, without causing a significant adverse impact to park resources or values. This rule respects those tribal cultural practices, furthers the government-to-government relationship between the United States and the tribes, and provides system-wide consistency for this aspect of National Park Service-tribal relations.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Museum of the American Indian, Novato, CA
Document Number: 2016-16374
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Museum of the American Indian has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and a present-day Indian tribe. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Museum of the American Indian. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Texas Archeological Research Laboratory, Austin, TX
Document Number: 2016-16277
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Texas Archeological Research Laboratory (TARL) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to TARL. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated in this notice may proceed.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Cape Lookout National Seashore Cultural Resource Values and Vulnerabilities Assessment
Document Number: 2016-16209
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Commercial Use Authorizations
Document Number: 2016-16208
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This IC is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2016. We may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Notice of September 19, 2016, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2016-16139
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the date of the 303rd Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Notice of an Open Public Meeting for the National Park Service Alaska Region Subsistence Resource Commission Program
Document Number: 2016-16138
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (16 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Denali National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) will hold a public meeting to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations, and other related regulatory proposals and resource management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under title VIII, section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Public Law 96-487.
Notice of Meeting for Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-16103
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Council for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (Council) will hold a meeting. The Council will meet for the purpose of discussing segment planning, land and resource management and the National Register of Historic Places eligibility process. Designated through an amendment to the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1241 to 1251, as amended), the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic trail consists of ``a series of water routes extending approximately 3,000 miles along the Chesapeake Bay and the tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay in the States of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and in the District of Columbia,'' tracing the 1607-1609 voyages of Captain John Smith to chart the land and waterways of the Chesapeake Bay. In 2012, the trail was extended to include four river segments closely associated with Captain John Smith's exploration of the Chesapeake Bay, including the north and west branches of the Susquehanna River.
Notice of the September to December 2016 Meeting Schedule for the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-16102
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given of the September through December 2016 meeting schedule of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee. Agenda: The Committee will offer expertise and advice regarding the preservation of historic Army buildings at Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark into a viable, vibrant community with a variety of uses for visitors, not-for-profit organizations, residents and others. All meetings will begin at 9:00 a.m., with a public comment period at 11:30 a.m. (EASTERN). All meetings are open to the public.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-16061
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before June 18, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2016-15843
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Field Museum of Natural History, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of sacred objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to The Field Museum of Natural History. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Document Number: 2016-15841
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, previously listed as the Office of the State Archaeologist Burials Program, has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA; Correction
Document Number: 2016-15840
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has corrected a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register on June 8, 2016. This notice adds accession numbers to the description of the human remains and adds two Indian tribes to be notified of the publication.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Stanford University Heritage Services, Palo Alto, CA
Document Number: 2016-15839
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Stanford University Heritage Services has completed an inventory of the human remains of a Native American individual in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has identified a lineal descendant of this Native American indvidual. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to Stanford University Heritage Services. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendant stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Stanford University Heritage Services, Palo Alto, CA
Document Number: 2016-15838
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Stanford University Heritage Services, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to Stanford University Heritage Services. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendant stated in this notice may proceed.