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House Bill 1097

House Bill 1097

ARCHIVE (2004)

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Burial grounds and cemeteries. Defines "artifact", for purposes of the historic preservation law, as any human made object that is more than 100 years old. Requires a person to contact the department of natural resources to determine whether the ground that will be disturbed is within 100 feet of a recorded burial ground or cemetery. Except for certain coal operations, requires approval of a development plan before disturbing the ground within 100 feet of a burial ground or cemetery.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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