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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5079-5079.01



5079.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the
following:
   (a) The preservation of California's historical resources is a
responsibility of all citizens, and deserving of continued support
through private contributions and efforts and through the use of
public funds.
   (b) Peoples of many cultures, backgrounds, and abilities have
contributed to the economic and social diversity of the state.
   (c) Increasing pressures for development, increasing public use,
and deterioration through age and exposure continue to place
California's historical resources at risk.
   (d) Preservation of historical resources stimulates the economy,
promotes energy conservation, contributes to the tourism industry,
and enhances the quality of life in California.
   (e) The stewardship of historical resources will further
educational goals, deepen cultural and historical awareness, and
advance the public's understanding of the existing human environment
and institutions.
   (f) Therefore, it is the policy of the state to encourage the
stewardship and preservation of California's historical resources.



5079.01.  As used in this chapter, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "California Register" means the California Register of
Historic Resources.
   (b) "Commission" means the State Historical Resources Commission.
   (c) "Fund" means the California Heritage Fund created pursuant to
Section 5079.10.
   (d) "Historical landmark" and "historical resource" have the same
meaning as set forth in subdivision (i) and subdivision (j),
respectively, of Section 5020.1.
   (e) "Historical resource preservation project" is a product,
facility, or project designed to preserve an historical resource that
is listed, or formally determined eligible for listing, in the
National Register of Historic Places or the California Register, or
designated as a historical landmark or point of historical interest.
   (f) "National Register of Historic Places" means the official
federal list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects
significant in American history, architecture, archaeology,
engineering, and culture as authorized by the National Historic
Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. Sec. 470 et seq.).
   (g) "Nonprofit organization" means any private, nonprofit
organization, existing under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States
Internal Revenue Code, that has, among its principal charitable
purposes, the preservation of historic resources for cultural,
scientific, historic, educational, recreational, agricultural, or
scenic opportunities.
   (h) "Office" means the State Office of Historic Preservation.
   (i) "Point of historical interest" has the same meaning as set
forth in subdivision (o) of Section 5020.1.
   (j) "Preservation" means identification, evaluation, recordation,
documentation, curation, acquisition, protection, management,
rehabilitation, restoration, stabilization, maintenance, and
reconstruction, or any combination of those activities.
   (k) "Public agency" means a federal agency, state agency, city,
county, district, association of governments, joint powers agency, or
tribal organization.
   (l) "Stewardship" means the development and implementation of
programs for the proper care, interpretation, and repose of items of
historic and cultural value.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5079-5079.01

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5079-5079.01



5079.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the
following:
   (a) The preservation of California's historical resources is a
responsibility of all citizens, and deserving of continued support
through private contributions and efforts and through the use of
public funds.
   (b) Peoples of many cultures, backgrounds, and abilities have
contributed to the economic and social diversity of the state.
   (c) Increasing pressures for development, increasing public use,
and deterioration through age and exposure continue to place
California's historical resources at risk.
   (d) Preservation of historical resources stimulates the economy,
promotes energy conservation, contributes to the tourism industry,
and enhances the quality of life in California.
   (e) The stewardship of historical resources will further
educational goals, deepen cultural and historical awareness, and
advance the public's understanding of the existing human environment
and institutions.
   (f) Therefore, it is the policy of the state to encourage the
stewardship and preservation of California's historical resources.



5079.01.  As used in this chapter, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "California Register" means the California Register of
Historic Resources.
   (b) "Commission" means the State Historical Resources Commission.
   (c) "Fund" means the California Heritage Fund created pursuant to
Section 5079.10.
   (d) "Historical landmark" and "historical resource" have the same
meaning as set forth in subdivision (i) and subdivision (j),
respectively, of Section 5020.1.
   (e) "Historical resource preservation project" is a product,
facility, or project designed to preserve an historical resource that
is listed, or formally determined eligible for listing, in the
National Register of Historic Places or the California Register, or
designated as a historical landmark or point of historical interest.
   (f) "National Register of Historic Places" means the official
federal list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects
significant in American history, architecture, archaeology,
engineering, and culture as authorized by the National Historic
Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. Sec. 470 et seq.).
   (g) "Nonprofit organization" means any private, nonprofit
organization, existing under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States
Internal Revenue Code, that has, among its principal charitable
purposes, the preservation of historic resources for cultural,
scientific, historic, educational, recreational, agricultural, or
scenic opportunities.
   (h) "Office" means the State Office of Historic Preservation.
   (i) "Point of historical interest" has the same meaning as set
forth in subdivision (o) of Section 5020.1.
   (j) "Preservation" means identification, evaluation, recordation,
documentation, curation, acquisition, protection, management,
rehabilitation, restoration, stabilization, maintenance, and
reconstruction, or any combination of those activities.
   (k) "Public agency" means a federal agency, state agency, city,
county, district, association of governments, joint powers agency, or
tribal organization.
   (l) "Stewardship" means the development and implementation of
programs for the proper care, interpretation, and repose of items of
historic and cultural value.


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Statutes > California > Prc > 5079-5079.01

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5079-5079.01



5079.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the
following:
   (a) The preservation of California's historical resources is a
responsibility of all citizens, and deserving of continued support
through private contributions and efforts and through the use of
public funds.
   (b) Peoples of many cultures, backgrounds, and abilities have
contributed to the economic and social diversity of the state.
   (c) Increasing pressures for development, increasing public use,
and deterioration through age and exposure continue to place
California's historical resources at risk.
   (d) Preservation of historical resources stimulates the economy,
promotes energy conservation, contributes to the tourism industry,
and enhances the quality of life in California.
   (e) The stewardship of historical resources will further
educational goals, deepen cultural and historical awareness, and
advance the public's understanding of the existing human environment
and institutions.
   (f) Therefore, it is the policy of the state to encourage the
stewardship and preservation of California's historical resources.



5079.01.  As used in this chapter, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "California Register" means the California Register of
Historic Resources.
   (b) "Commission" means the State Historical Resources Commission.
   (c) "Fund" means the California Heritage Fund created pursuant to
Section 5079.10.
   (d) "Historical landmark" and "historical resource" have the same
meaning as set forth in subdivision (i) and subdivision (j),
respectively, of Section 5020.1.
   (e) "Historical resource preservation project" is a product,
facility, or project designed to preserve an historical resource that
is listed, or formally determined eligible for listing, in the
National Register of Historic Places or the California Register, or
designated as a historical landmark or point of historical interest.
   (f) "National Register of Historic Places" means the official
federal list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects
significant in American history, architecture, archaeology,
engineering, and culture as authorized by the National Historic
Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. Sec. 470 et seq.).
   (g) "Nonprofit organization" means any private, nonprofit
organization, existing under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States
Internal Revenue Code, that has, among its principal charitable
purposes, the preservation of historic resources for cultural,
scientific, historic, educational, recreational, agricultural, or
scenic opportunities.
   (h) "Office" means the State Office of Historic Preservation.
   (i) "Point of historical interest" has the same meaning as set
forth in subdivision (o) of Section 5020.1.
   (j) "Preservation" means identification, evaluation, recordation,
documentation, curation, acquisition, protection, management,
rehabilitation, restoration, stabilization, maintenance, and
reconstruction, or any combination of those activities.
   (k) "Public agency" means a federal agency, state agency, city,
county, district, association of governments, joint powers agency, or
tribal organization.
   (l) "Stewardship" means the development and implementation of
programs for the proper care, interpretation, and repose of items of
historic and cultural value.

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