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75-2747.Permits. (a) The board shall establish by rules and regulations a system of permits for the excavation, study, display and reinterment or disposition of human skeletal remains from unmarked burial sites and any goods interred with such remains.

(b) A permit to excavate human remains from an unmarked burial site and goods interred with such remains shall be issued only for scientific or educational purposes or for such other purposes, authorized by rules and regulations of the board, which the board determines are consistent with the purposes of this act. The permit shall provide for reinterment or disposition of the disinterred remains or goods by a specific date.

(c) A permit to study human skeletal remains from an unmarked burial site and goods interred with such remains shall be issued only for study by a bona fide research, medical or educational institution for research, medical or educational purposes, as determined in accordance with rules and regulations of the board. The permit shall be valid for a period of one year. On a showing of need, the board may extend such period for additional periods of six months. The permit shall provide for reinterment or disposition of the disinterred remains or goods by a specific date.

(d) A permit to display human skeletal remains from an unmarked burial site and goods interred with such remains shall be issued only for display by a bona fide research, medical or educational institution for research, medical or educational purposes, as determined in accordance with rules and regulations of the board.

(e) Permits issued by the board shall be subject to such terms, conditions and procedures as prescribed by the board. Such conditions shall include a condition that permittees pay all costs incurred, including costs of excavation, study and disposition. If human skeletal remains are reasonably identified with direct kin or descent groups such as native American Indian tribes, the board shall consult with such groups prior to issuing a permit for the excavation, study, display or reinterment or disposition of such remains or goods interred with such remains.

(f) The board may deny, suspend or revoke any permit, in accordance with the Kansas administrative procedure act, upon a finding that the applicant or permittee has violated any provision of this act or any term, condition or procedure of a permit issued by the board.

(g) The board shall fix by rules and regulations an application fee which shall accompany each application for a permit provided for by this section. For that purpose, the board may establish classes of permits and fix a different application fee for each class. No such application fee shall exceed $50.

History: L. 1989, ch. 234, § 7; July 1.



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