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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 186

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 53, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, BY REVISING CERTAIN SECTIONS RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES ON STATE-OWNED LAND AND THE RECOGNITION OF QUALIFIED MUSEUMS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend the title of Chapter 53, Title 7, Delaware Code, by substituting the word "Archaeological". for "Aboriginal".

Section 2. Amend the title of Section 5301 by substituting word "archaeological" for "aboriginal".

Section 3. Amend Section 5301, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding the word "survey" after No person shall" in the first line and substituting the word "archaeological" for "aboriginal".

Section 4. Amend the title of Section 5302, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding the words "survey and" after "Requirements for permits for archaeological".

Section 5. Amend Section 5302, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding the words "survey and after "The Governor may grant permits for archaeological" and after The Governor may prescribe reasonable rules and regulations for carrying out such and after "The Governor may designate a person or persons to extend and grant permission to".

Section 6. Amend Section 5302, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding the words "survey or after "No archaeological".

Section 7. Amend Section 5303, Title 7, Delaware Code, by striking the words "Delaware State Museum', and substituting the words "Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs".

Section 8. Amend the title of Section 5304, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding the words and records" after "Place of deposit of objects".

Section 9. Amend Section 5304, Title 7, Delaware Code by substituting the word "archaeological" for "aboriginal".

Section 10. Amend Section 5304, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding the phrase "and related records resulting from research, surveys, and excavation conducted under a permit.' after All objects of historical or archaeological value or interest found on archaeological sites owned or controlled by this State.

Section 11. Amend Section 5304, Title 7, Delaware Code, by deleting the words "Delaware State Museum" and adding the phrase "Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, or in a repository approved by the Director of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs" after the words "shall be deposited for permanent preservation in either the Archaeological Museum of the University of Delaware or the.

Section 12. Amend Section 5305, Title 7, Delaware Code, by substituting the word "archaeological" for "aboriginal" in the phrase "and persons having knowledge of the location of aboriginal sites in Delaware".

Section 13. Amend Section 5305, Title 7, Delaware Code, by striking the phrase "Curator of the Archaeological Museum of the University of Delaware or to the Delaware State Archivist" and substituting the phrase "Chairman of the Department of Anthropology of the University of Delaware or to the Director of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs".

Section 14. Amend Section 5306, Title 7, Delaware Code, by substituting the word "archaeological" for "aboriginal".

Approved July 11, 1983