24:52:08:01. Archaeological permits. A permit is required for any archaeological survey or excavation conducted on any property owned by the state or its subdivisions or for the exhumation of human burials outside the control of cemetery authorities. Permits are obtained by application to the state archaeologist. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
(1) Either the principal investigator or the person in direct charge of the project, if that is a different individual, must be a fully qualified professional archaeologist; and
(2) A scope of work including schedule, research design, and proposed methodology must accompany the application. The scope of work must be approved by the state archaeologist prior to issuance of the permit.
Source: 18 SDR 126, effective February 3, 1992.
General Authority:SDCL 1-20-32, 34-27-30.
Law Implemented:SDCL 1-20-32, 34-27-26.
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