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Technical Brief 11 Legal Background of Archeological Resources Protection


Published by the DOI Departmental Consulting Archeologist/NPS Archeology Program, National Park Service, Washington, DC, September 1991.


Appendix 1.3      STATE STATUTES PROMOTING ARCHEOLOGICAL
RESOURCES PROTECTION
(Ohio through Wyoming)
  OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY
STATE ARCHEOLOGIST     X     X X     X X X     X X
STATE HISTORICAL AGENCY X   X X X X X X X X X X X   X X
STATE REGISTER X   X X X   X X X X X          
RULES AND REGULATIONS                                
AUTHORITY X       X       X     X       X
PROMULGATION X     X         X X            
NATIVE INVOLVEMENT     X             X     X      
APPROVAL OR CONSULTATION REQUIRED     X                          
APPOINTED TO
STATE AGENCY
X                 X            
STATE SURVEY--INVENTORY X   X X X X X X X   X     X X X
OBLIGATION TO REPORT DISCOVERIES     X X     X X   X     X      
CONFIDENTIALITY OF SITE LOCATIONS                 X     X        
  OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY
PERMIT TO CONDUCT FIELD INVESTIGATIONS X   X X X   X X X X X X X   X X
ACQUISITIONS                                
REAL PROPERTY OR ARTIFACTS X     X X   X X X X X         X
CURATIONS                                
STATE MUSEUMS       X         X X           X
VIA PERMIT             X   X X X          
OTHER     X         X X X   X        
COMMERCIAL RESTRICTIONS                                
SALE OF ANTIQUES OR SALE OF FORGERIES     X       X     X X   X      
DISCOURAGING ACTIVITY ON PRIVATE LAND             X   X X     X      
PENALTIES X X   X X X   X X X X X X   X X
BURIALS     X       X X         X   X  
WITH REINTERNMENT     X                       X  
PROHIBITS EXCAVATION     X       X X         X      

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