18 CFR 1312.8 - Issuance of permits.

§ 1312.8 Issuance of permits.
(a) The Federal land manager may issue a permit, for a specified period of time appropriate to the work to be conducted, upon determining that:
(1) The applicant is appropriately qualified, as evidenced by training, education, and/or experience, and possesses demonstrable competence in archaeological theory and methods, and in collecting, handling, analyzing, evaluating, and reporting archaeological data, relative to the type and scope of the work proposed, and also meets the following minimum qualifications:
(i) A graduate degree in anthropology or archaeology, or equivalent training and experience;
(ii) The demonstrated ability to plan, equip, staff, organize, and supervise activity of the type and scope proposed;
(iii) The demonstrated ability to carry research to completion, as evidenced by timely completion of theses, research reports, or similar documents;
(iv) Completion of at least 16 months of professional experience and/or specialized training in archaeological field, laboratory, or library research, administration, or management, including at least 4 months experience and/or specialized training in the kind of activity the individual proposes to conduct under authority of a permit; and
(v) Applicants proposing to engage in historical archaeology should have had at least one year of experience in research concerning archaeological resources of the historic period. Applicants proposing to engage in prehistoric archaeology should have had at least one year of experience in research concerning archaeological resources of the prehistoric period.
(2) The proposed work is to be undertaken for the purpose of furthering archaeological knowledge in the public interest, which may include but need not be limited to, scientific or scholarly research, and preservation of archaeological data;
(3) The proposed work, including time, scope, location, and purpose, is not inconsistent with any management plan or established policy, objectives, or requirements applicable to the management of the public lands concerned;
(4) Where the proposed work consists of archaelogical survey and/or data recovery undertaken in accordance with other approved uses of the public lands or Indian lands, and the proposed work has been agreed to in writing by the Federal land manager pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470f), paragraphs (a)(2) and (3) shall be deemed satisfied by the prior approval.
(5) Written consent has been obtained, for work proposed on Indian lands, from the Indian landowner and the Indian tribe having jurisdiction over such lands;
(6) Evidence is submitted to the Federal land manager that any university, museum, or other scientific or educational institution proposed in the application as the repository possesses adequate curatorial capability for safeguarding and preserving the archaeological resources and all associated records; and
(7) The applicant has certified that, not later than 90 days after the date the final report is submitted to the Federal land manager, the following will be delivered to the appropriate official of the approved university, museum, or other scientific or educational institution, which shall be named in the permit:
(i) All artifacts, samples, collections, and copies of records, data, photographs, and other documents resulting from work conducted under the requested permit where the permit is for the excavation and/or removal of archaeological resources from public lands.
(ii) All artifacts, samples and collections resulting from work under the requested permit for which the custody or disposition is not undertaken by the Indian owners, and copies of records, data, photographs, and other documents resulting from work conducted under the requested permit, where the permit is for the excavation and/or removal of archaeological resources from Indian lands.
(b) When the area of the proposed work would cross jurisdictional boundaries, so that permit applications must be submitted to more than one Federal land manager, the Federal land managers shall coordinate the review and evaluation of applications and the issuance of permits.
[49 FR 1028, Jan. 6, 1984; 49 FR 5923, Feb. 16, 1984]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 16 - CONSERVATION

§ 432 - Permits to examine ruins, excavations, and gathering of objects; regulations

§ 433 - American antiquities

§ 469 - Preservation of historical and archeological data threatened by dam construction or alterations of terrain

§ 470a - Historic preservation program

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

§ 470b - Requirements for awarding of grant funds

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

§ 470c - Apportionment of grant funds

§ 470d - Loan insurance program for preservation of property included on National Register

§ 470e - Recordkeeping; recipients of assistance; audit

§ 470f - Effect of Federal undertakings upon property listed in National Register; comment by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

§ 470g - White House, United States Supreme Court building, and United States Capitol not included in program for preservation of historical properties

§ 470h - Historic Preservation Fund; establishment; appropriations; source of revenue

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

§ 470i - Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

§ 470j - Functions of Council; annual report to President and Congress; recommendations

§ 470k - Cooperation between Council and instrumentalities of executive branch of Federal Government

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 470m - Administration

§ 470n - International Centre for Study of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 470p - Rights, benefits, and privileges of transferred employees

§ 470q - Operations of Council; exemption

§ 470r - Transmittal of legislative recommendations, or testimony, or comments, to any officer or agency of the United States prior to submission thereof to Congress; prohibition

§ 470s - Rules and regulations; participation by local governments

§ 470t - Budget; authorization of appropriations

§ 470aa - Congressional findings and declaration of purpose

§ 470bb - Definitions

§ 470cc - Excavation and removal

§ 470dd - Custody of archaeological resources

§ 470ee - Prohibited acts and criminal penalties

§ 470ff - Civil penalties

§ 470gg - Enforcement

§ 470hh - Confidentiality of information concerning nature and location of archaeological resources

§ 470ii - Rules and regulations; intergovernmental coordination

§ 470jj - Cooperation with private individuals

§ 470kk - Savings provisions

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 470mm - Surveying of lands; reporting of violations

U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE