National Park Service December 21, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of Draft Director's Order #77-10 Concerning National Park Service Policies and Procedures Governing Benefits Sharing
Document Number: 2012-30830
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to adopt a Director's Order setting forth policies and procedures that guide NPS practices to implement benefits sharing in accordance with the National Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998 (16 U.S.C. 5935(d)) that authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to enter into negotiations with the research community and private industry for equitable, efficient benefits-sharing arrangements. Benefits sharing occurs when NPS receives monetary or other benefits from a discovery or invention with a commercial application resulting from research originating under an NPS Scientific Research and Collecting Permit, or other permit or authorization.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2012-30758
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service