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Reserved Sections of the

NAGPRA Regulations

Responsibility for promulgating NAGPRA regulations, 43 CFR 10, rests with the Secretary of the Interior, who has delegated drafting responsibility to the National Park Service. Within NPS, the National NAGPRA program carries out this responsibility.

Two sections of the NAGPRA regulations remain to be promulgated --

43 CFR 10.7
Disposition of unclaimed human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony

This section of the regulations applies to cultural items found on Federal or tribal land after November 16, 1990. The National NAGPRA program is consulting with the Review Committee, Native American groups, and representatives of museums and the scientific community in developing this regulation, as required by the statute.

Notice of Proposed Rule published October 29, 2013 on 43 CFR 10.7

Notice of Consultation published October 14-16, 2007 on 43 CFR 10.7.

Notice of Consulation published August 13, 2007
on 43 CFR 10.7

Summary of November 15-17, 2005 Consultation on 43 CFR 10.7.

Notice of April 18-20, 2007 Consultation on 43 CFR 10.7.

43 CFR 10.15(b)
Failure to claim where no repatriation or disposition has occurred

This section falls under that part of the NAGPRA regulations dealing with limitations and remedies. No drafting of this regulation has been completed and key issues remain to be identified.

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