16 U.S. Code § 470hh - Confidentiality of information concerning nature and location of archaeological resources

(a) Disclosure of information
Information concerning the nature and location of any archaeological resource for which the excavation or removal requires a permit or other permission under this chapter or under any other provision of Federal law may not be made available to the public under subchapter II of chapter 5 of title 5 or under any other provision of law unless the Federal land manager concerned determines that such disclosure would—
(1) further the purposes of this chapter or the Act of June 27, 1960 (16 U.S.C. 469–469c) [16 U.S.C. 469–469c–1], and
(2) not create a risk of harm to such resources or to the site at which such resources are located.
(b) Request for disclosure by Governors
Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, upon the written request of the Governor of any State, which request shall state—
(1) the specific site or area for which information is sought,
(2) the purpose for which such information is sought,
(3) a commitment by the Governor to adequately protect the confidentiality of such information to protect the resource from commercial exploitation,
the Federal land manager concerned shall provide to the Governor information concerning the nature and location of archaeological resources within the State of the requesting Governor.

Source

(Pub. L. 96–95, § 9,Oct. 31, 1979, 93 Stat. 727.)
References in Text

Act of June 27, 1960 (16 U.S.C. 469–469c), referred to in subsec. (a)(1), is act June 27, 1960, Pub. L. 86–523, 74 Stat. 220, as amended, which is classified generally to sections 469 to 469c–1 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

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18 CFR - Conservation of Power and Water Resources

18 CFR Part 1312 - PROTECTION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES: UNIFORM REGULATIONS

30 CFR - Mineral Resources

30 CFR Part 773 - REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMITS AND PERMIT PROCESSING

32 CFR - National Defense

32 CFR Part 229 - PROTECTION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES: UNIFORM REGULATIONS

36 CFR - Parks, Forests, and Public Property

36 CFR Part 79 - CURATION OF FEDERALLY-OWNED AND ADMINISTERED ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS

36 CFR Part 296 - PROTECTION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES: UNIFORM REGULATIONS

43 CFR - Public Lands: Interior

43 CFR Part 7 - PROTECTION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES

43 CFR Part 4236

 

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