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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5079.60-5079.65



5079.60.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares that California'
s archaeological resources are endangered by urban development and
population growth and by natural forces. The Legislature further
finds and declares that these resources need to be preserved in order
to illuminate and increase public knowledge concerning the historic
and prehistoric past of California.



5079.61.  The office may award grants to public agencies and
nonprofit organizations for historical resource preservation projects
that include the acquisition of significant archaeological resource
areas and artifacts associated with those sites.




5079.62.  (a) The amount of the grant shall not exceed the cost of
the project.
   (b) The amount of the grant and the amount of matching funds
required, if any, shall be determined by the office, based on the
financial resources available to the grant applicant, the urgency of
the project relative to other archaeological projects, the extent to
which the project furthers program objectives, and other factors
identified by the office and approved by the commission that further
the purposes of this chapter.



5079.63.  The office may loan funds to a nonprofit organization for
the temporary acquisition of an archaeological resource that will be
subsequently acquired by a public agency.



5079.64.  Not more than 25 percent of any grant made pursuant to the
article may be expended for archaeological survey and reports,
special salvage excavation, and artifact preservation activities in
conformance with accepted curation standards. No funds shall be
expended for the survey or excavation of any site that the owner
intends to resell for commercial gain.



5079.65.  The office shall consult as needed with the appropriate
city or county in order to assess the historical significance of
historical resources in connection with an historical resource
preservation project proposed pursuant to this article by a nonprofit
organization.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5079.60-5079.65

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5079.60-5079.65



5079.60.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares that California'
s archaeological resources are endangered by urban development and
population growth and by natural forces. The Legislature further
finds and declares that these resources need to be preserved in order
to illuminate and increase public knowledge concerning the historic
and prehistoric past of California.



5079.61.  The office may award grants to public agencies and
nonprofit organizations for historical resource preservation projects
that include the acquisition of significant archaeological resource
areas and artifacts associated with those sites.




5079.62.  (a) The amount of the grant shall not exceed the cost of
the project.
   (b) The amount of the grant and the amount of matching funds
required, if any, shall be determined by the office, based on the
financial resources available to the grant applicant, the urgency of
the project relative to other archaeological projects, the extent to
which the project furthers program objectives, and other factors
identified by the office and approved by the commission that further
the purposes of this chapter.



5079.63.  The office may loan funds to a nonprofit organization for
the temporary acquisition of an archaeological resource that will be
subsequently acquired by a public agency.



5079.64.  Not more than 25 percent of any grant made pursuant to the
article may be expended for archaeological survey and reports,
special salvage excavation, and artifact preservation activities in
conformance with accepted curation standards. No funds shall be
expended for the survey or excavation of any site that the owner
intends to resell for commercial gain.



5079.65.  The office shall consult as needed with the appropriate
city or county in order to assess the historical significance of
historical resources in connection with an historical resource
preservation project proposed pursuant to this article by a nonprofit
organization.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5079.60-5079.65

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5079.60-5079.65



5079.60.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares that California'
s archaeological resources are endangered by urban development and
population growth and by natural forces. The Legislature further
finds and declares that these resources need to be preserved in order
to illuminate and increase public knowledge concerning the historic
and prehistoric past of California.



5079.61.  The office may award grants to public agencies and
nonprofit organizations for historical resource preservation projects
that include the acquisition of significant archaeological resource
areas and artifacts associated with those sites.




5079.62.  (a) The amount of the grant shall not exceed the cost of
the project.
   (b) The amount of the grant and the amount of matching funds
required, if any, shall be determined by the office, based on the
financial resources available to the grant applicant, the urgency of
the project relative to other archaeological projects, the extent to
which the project furthers program objectives, and other factors
identified by the office and approved by the commission that further
the purposes of this chapter.



5079.63.  The office may loan funds to a nonprofit organization for
the temporary acquisition of an archaeological resource that will be
subsequently acquired by a public agency.



5079.64.  Not more than 25 percent of any grant made pursuant to the
article may be expended for archaeological survey and reports,
special salvage excavation, and artifact preservation activities in
conformance with accepted curation standards. No funds shall be
expended for the survey or excavation of any site that the owner
intends to resell for commercial gain.



5079.65.  The office shall consult as needed with the appropriate
city or county in order to assess the historical significance of
historical resources in connection with an historical resource
preservation project proposed pursuant to this article by a nonprofit
organization.

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