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Abandoned Shipwrecks Act, 43 U.S.C.A. § 2101 et seq. (1987)
Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C.A. § 501 et seq. (1946)
Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 3204 et seq. (1980)
Antiquities Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 431 et seq. (1906)
Archeological and Historic Preservation Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 469 et seq. (1974)
Archeological Resources Protection Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 470aa et seq. (1979)
Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, 7 U.S.C.A. § 1000-1006, 1006c-1006e, 1007, 1008-1012, 1013-1029 (1937)
Coastal Barrier Resources Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 3501 et seq. (1982)
Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 1451 et seq. (1972)
Common Varieties Act, 30 U.S.C.A. § 611 (1955)
Department of Transportation Act, 49 U.S.C.A. § 303 et seq. (1966)
Federal-Aid Highways Act, 23 U.S.C.A. § 101 et seq. (1958)
Federal Aviation Act, 49 U.S.C.A. § 40107 et seq. (1958)
Federal Land Policy and Management Act, 43 U.S.C.A. § 1701 et seq. (1976)
Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act, 30 U.S.C.A. § 1701 et seq. (1982)
Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act, 30 U.S.C.A. § 226 (1987)
Flood Control Act, 33 U.S.C.A. § 701b et seq. (1938)
Food Security Act ("Swampbuster"), 16 U.S.C.A. § 3821 et seq. (1985)
Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 471 (1974) et seq. Repealed by P.L. 94-579, Title VII, § 704(a), Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2792
Forest Service Organic Administration Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 473 et seq. (1897)
Geothermal Steam Act, 30 U.S.C.A. § 1001 et seq. (1970)
Granger-Thye Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 572 (1950)
Healthy Forest Restoration Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 6501 et seq. (2003)
Historic Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 461 et seq. (1935)
Housing and Community Development Act, 42 U.S.C.A. § 5301 et seq. (1974)
Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (Pub.L. 100497, 25 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq.) (1988)
Indian Claims Commission Act, 25 U.S.C.A. § 70 et seq. (1946)
McCarran Amendment, 43 U.S.C.A. § 666 (1952)
Mineral Lands Leasing Act, 30 U.S.C.A. § 181 et seq. (1920)
Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands, 30 U.S.C.A. § 351 et seq. (1949)
Mining and Minerals Policy Act, 30 U.S.C.A. § 21 et seq. (1970)
Mining Law (the "Hardrock" Minerals Act), 30 U.S.C.A. § 22 (1872)
Multiple Mineral Development Act, 30 U.S.C.A. § 521 et seq. (1970)
Multiple-Use Sustained Yield Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 528 (1960)
National Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C.A. § 4321 et seq. (1970)
National Forest Management Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 1601 et seq. (1976)
National Historic Preservation Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 470 (1966)
National Marine Sanctuaries Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 1431 et seq. (1972)
National Park Service Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 1 et seq. (1916)
National Park System Mining Regulation Act (Mining in the Parks Act), 16 U.S.C.A. §§ 1901- 1912 (1976)
National Reclamation Act (aka Newlands Reclamation Act), 43 U.S.C.A. § 431 et seq. (1902)
National Trails System Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 1241 et seq. (1968)
National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 668 dd et seq. (1966)
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), Pub. L. 101-601, 25 U.S.C. 3001 et seq., 104 Stat. 3048 (1990)
Natural Gas Policy Act, 15 U.S.C.A. § 3301 et seq. (1978)
Oregon and California Railroad and Coos Bay Wagon Road Grant Lands Act, 43 U.S.C.A. § 1181a et seq. (1937)
Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, 43 U.S.C.A. § 1331 et seq. (1953)
Park System Resources Protection Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 19jj (1990)
Public Rangelands Improvement Act, 43 U.S.C.A. § 1901 et seq. (1978)
Quiet Title Act, 28 U.S.C.A. § 2409a (1966)
Religious Freedom Restoration Act, 42 U.S.C.A. § 2000bb (1993)
Rescissions Act, P.L. 104-19 (1995)
Revised Statute 2477 (RS 2477), 43 U.S.C.A. § 932, (1866 Mining Law) Repealed by P.L. 94-579, Title VII, § 706(a), Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2793
RMS Titanic Maritime Memorial Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 450rr et seq. (1986)
Shoreline Erosion Control Demonstration Act, 42 U.S.C.A. § 1962d-5 et seq. (1974)
Shoreline Erosion Protection Act, 33 U.S.C.A. § 426g (1965)
Shore Protection Act, 33 U.S.C.A. § 2601 et seq. (1988)
Submerged Lands Act, 43 U.S.C.A. § 1301 et seq. (1953)
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, 30 U.S.C.A. § 1201 et seq. (1977)
Taylor Grazing Act, 43 U.S.C.A. § 315 et seq. (1934)
Tucker Act, 28 U.S.C.A. § 1491 (1887)
Weeks Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 1601 et seq. (1911)
Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 1271 et seq. (1968)
Wilderness Act, 16 U.S.C.A. § 1131 et seq. (1964)
Yucca Mountain Development Act, PL 107-200, July 23, 2002, 116 Stat 735
 

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