Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Historic Resources
Board of Historic Resources
Regulations Governing Permits for the Archaeological Removal of Human Remains [17 VAC 5 ‑ 20]
Revision to regulations for archaeological removal of human remains
General Information
Action Summary Revise regulations to enhance public notification and update language.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003990]
Associated Mandates Proceedings for the removal and relocation of human remains
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6892 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/04/2014.
7020 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/15/2016.
7451 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/08/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Pullen  / Executive Assistant
Address: 2801 Kensington Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221
Email Address:
Phone: (804)482-6085    FAX: (804)367-2391    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.