Federal Preservation Officer Law and Legal Definition

According to 36 CFR 60.3 [Title 36 -- Parks, Forests, and Public Property; Chapter I -- National Park Service, Department of the Interior; Part 60 -- National Register of Historic Places], Federal Preservation Officer is “the official designated by the head of each Federal agency responsible for coordinating that agency's activities under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, and Executive Order 11593 including nominating properties under that agency's ownership or control to the National Register.”