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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
Action 4152 / Stage 7020
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 11/6/2015  3:17 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/12/2014    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/13/2015    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 4/30/2015    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 10/26/2015    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/2/2015   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/12/2014
Returned to Agency: 12/18/2014
Resubmitted to OAG: 3/10/2015
Review Completed: 3/13/2015
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/16/2015
Review Completed: 4/30/2015
Secretary Review Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources Review Completed: 7/22/2015
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/2/2015
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/26/2015
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 11/16/2015    Volume: 32  Issue: 6
Comment Period Ended 1/15/2016
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Pullen  / Executive Assistant
Address: 2801 Kensington Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)482-6085    FAX: (804)367-2391    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 4152:
Revision to regulations for archaeological removal of human remains
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (6892) Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/04/2014.
Proposed   (7020) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/15/2016.
Final   (7451) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/08/2016.
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