Definitions for "State Historic Preservation Officer"
the official designated in each state and appointed by the governor to administer programs created by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended. He or she signs National Register nominations and forwards them to the Register's staff at the National Park Service in Washington, D.C.
Official appointed or desig-nated, pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act, to administer a state's historic preservation program.
the official designated by the Governor to administer the State's historic preservation program and the duties described in 36 CFR Part 6l including nominating properties to the National Register.