(1) shall, to the extent practicable, establish and implement alternatives (including adaptive use) for historic property that is not needed for current or projected agency purposes; and
(2) may lease historic property owned by the agency to any person or organization, or exchange any property owned by the agency with comparable historic property, if the agency head determines that the lease or exchange will adequately ensure the preservation of the historic property.
|Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|306121(a)||16 U.S.C. 470h–3(a).||Pub. L. 89–665, title I, §111(a), as added Pub. L. 96–515, title II, §207, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2997; Pub. L. 102–575, title XL, §4013, Oct. 30, 1992, 106 Stat. 4761.|
|306121(b)||16 U.S.C. 470h–3(b).||Pub. L. 89–665, title I, §111(b), as added Pub. L. 96–515, title II, §207, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2997.|
Pub. L. 105–391, title VIII, §802(b), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3523, provided that: "The Secretary is directed to simplify, to the maximum extent possible, the leasing process for historic properties with the goal of leasing available structures in a timely manner."
[For "Secretary" as used in section 802(b) of Pub. L. 105–391, set out above, as meaning the Secretary of the Interior, see section 2 of Pub. L. 105–391, Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3498, which was classified to section 5901 of Title 16, Conservation, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 113–287.]
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