A professional archaeologist, as defined in WAC 25-48-020
(4), may collect radiocarbon samples without first obtaining a permit under this chapter if the following conditions are met:
(1) The sample or samples must consist of charcoal or shell; no human or mammal bone may be sampled without a permit;
(2) Within ten working days following the sampling, the professional archaeologist must notify the department of the radiocarbon sampling; and
(3) Within thirty days of receiving copies of the results worksheets or their equivalent from the radiocarbon laboratory, the professional archaeologist must submit to the department copies of the results worksheets or their equivalent together with a brief written report documenting sampling and results.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 27.34.220, 27.53.140, 43.21C.120. 06-06-001, § 25-48-135, filed 2/15/06, effective 3/18/06.]