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Regulations Governing Permits for the Archaeological Removal of Human Remains [17 VAC 5 ‑ 20]
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Chapter Information
Description Defines the application and review procedures and requirements for permits for archaeological removal of human remains and associated artifacts from unmarked graves and historic cemeteries in Virginia.
State Authority Code of Virginia sections 10.1-2202 and and 10.1-2305
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Pullen  / Executive Assistant
Address: 2801 Kensington Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221
Email Address:
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Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Revision to regulations for archaeological removal of human remains Proposed Governor's office has completed its review - Next step is Submission to the Registrar.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status