Chapter 27.53 RCW

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES AND RESOURCES

Sections
Declaration.
Archaeological resource preservationDesignation of department of archaeology and historic preservationCooperation among agencies.
Definitions.
Archaeological resourcesDeclaration.
Abandoned archaeological resourcesDeclaration.
Disturbing archaeological resource or sitePermit requiredConditionsExceptionsPenalty.
Field investigationsCommunication of site or resource location to department.
Archaeological activities upon public landsEntryAgreementApproval of activitiesInformation regarding results of studies and activities.
ViolationsPenalty.
Knowing and willful failure to obtain or comply with permitPenalties.
Historic archaeological resources on state-owned aquatic landsDiscovery and reportRight of first refusal.
Contracts for discovery and salvage of state-owned historic archaeological resources.
Recovery of property from historic archaeological sitesMitigation of damageRefusal to issue salvage permit to prevent destruction of resource.
List of areas requiring permits.
Rule-making authority.
Proceeds from state's propertyDeposit and use.
Severability1975 1st ex.s. c 134.
Severability1988 c 124.
NOTES:
Department of archaeology and historic preservation: Chapter 43.334 RCW.