25-46-020 - Definitions

25-46-020. Definitions

Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter.

(1) "Historic archaeological resources" means those properties, including, but not limited to all ships, or aircraft, and any part or the contents thereof and all treasure trove which are listed or, in the professional judgment of the department, eligible for listing in the Washington State Register of Historic Places (RCW 27.34.220) or the National Register of Historic Places as defined in the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (Title 1, Sec. 101, Public Law 89-665; 80 Stat. 915; 16 U.S.C. Sec. 470) as now or hereafter amended.

(2) "State-owned aquatic lands" means all state-owned tidelands, shorelands, harbor areas, and the beds of navigable waters.

(3) "Department" means the department of archaeology and historic preservation established in chapter 43.. . . RCW.

(4) "Director" means the director of the department of archaeology and historic preservation or the director's designee.

(5) "Entity" means any person, firm, corporation, institution, or agency.

(6) "Previously unreported" means the historic archaeological resource and its location are not known to the department and are not available from public records including but not limited to government records, historic records, or insurance claims.

Statutory Authority: RCW 27.34.220, 27.53.140, 43.21C.120. 06-06-001, § 25-46-020, filed 2/15/06, effective 3/18/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 27.53.030, 27.53.060 and 1988 c 124 §§ 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 10. 88-23-005 (Order 88-07), § 25-46-020, filed 11/4/88.

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