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34-27-21Definition of terms.

Terms used in §§ 34-27-21 to 34-27-30, inclusive, mean:

(1)    "Human skeletal remains," the bones of a human being;

(2)    "Funerary object," any artifact or object which was intentionally placed with a deceased person, either at the time of burial or interment or at some subsequent time, and which is reasonably associated with human remains subject to §§ 34-27-21 to 34-27-30, inclusive, or has been identified, through available evidence, as having been removed from a specific burial site in South Dakota;

(3)    "State archaeologist," the individual of this title employed by the South Dakota State Historical Society;

(4)    "Tribal group," a federally recognized Indian tribe.

Source: SL 1990, ch 6, § 1; SL 1991, ch 281, § 1.

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