Section 149.53 | Archaeological and historic survey and salvage work.
All departments, agencies, units, instrumentalities, and political subdivisions of the state shall cooperate with the Ohio history connection and the Ohio historic site preservation advisory board in the preservation of archaeological and historic sites and in recovery of scientific information from such sites, and for such purposes shall, whenever practical, by contract or otherwise provide for archaeological and historic survey and salvage work during the planning phases, before work on a public improvement begins or at other appropriate times; and require that contractors performing work on public improvements cooperate with archaeological and historic survey and salvage efforts and notify the Ohio history connection or the board about archaeological discoveries. The director of the Ohio history connection shall determine the disposition of artifacts and skeletal remains discovered on state lands.
Available Versions of this Section
- August 24, 1976 – House Bill 418 - 111th General Assembly [ View August 24, 1976 Version ]
- September 29, 2015 – Amended by House Bill 141 - 131st General Assembly [ View September 29, 2015 Version ]