36 CFR 79.2 - Authority.

§ 79.2 Authority.
(a) The regulations in this part are promulgated pursuant to section 101(a)(7)(A) of the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470 a) which requires that the Secretary of the Interior issue regulations ensuring that significant prehistoric and historic artifacts, and associated records, recovered under the authority of section 110 of that Act (16 U.S.C. 470 h-2), the Reservoir Salvage Act (16 U.S.C. 469-469 c) and the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 470 aa-mm) are deposited in an institution with adequate long-term curatorial capabilities.
(b) In addition, the regulations in this part are promulgated pursuant to section 5 of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 470 dd) which gives the Secretary of the Interior discretionary authority to promulgate regulations for the:
(1) Exchange, where appropriate, between suitable universities, museums or other scientific or educational institutions, of archeological resources recovered from public and Indian lands under that Act; and
(2) Ultimate disposition of archeological resources recovered under that Act (16 U.S.C. 470 aa-mm), the Antiquities Act (16 U.S.C. 431-433) or the Reservoir Salvage Act (16 U.S.C. 469-469 c).
(3) It further states that any exchange or ultimate disposition of resources excavated or removed from Indian lands shall be subject to the consent of the Indian or Indian tribe that owns or has jurisdiction over such lands.
[55 FR 37630, Sept. 12, 1990; 55 FR 41639, Oct. 10, 1990]

Title 36 published on 2014-07-01

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Title 36 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 36 CFR 79 after this date.

  • 2014-11-18; vol. 79 # 222 - Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 68640 - Curation of Federally-Owned and Administered Archeological Collections
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, National Park Service
      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be received by February 17, 2015.
      36 CFR Part 79