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State Museum and Science Service
(Statutory authority: Education Law Section 207)

PART 180

Section 180.1 Loan of Material.

Scientific specimens and collections may be loaned to scientific institutions, museums, libraries or other responsible organizations or to qualified scientists engaged in research, upon terms and conditions to be set forth in an agreement between the department acting through the Assistant Commissioner of State Museum and Science Service and the organization or individual requesting the loan.

180.2 Archeological and paleontological permits.

(a) Permits valid for a period not exceeding one year for the examination or gathering of paleontological objects on specified lands for specified periods may be issued by the Assistant Commissioner for State Museum and Science Service to the appropriate department of recognized universities, research institutions, government surveys, colleges and museums.

(b) Permits valid for a period not exceeding one year for examination, excavation or gathering of paleontological objects issued to the foregoing named institutions shall be valid for use by authorized staff and members of the faculty, student assistants and graduate students of such institutions.

(c) Permits vaid for a period not exceeding one year for examination, excavation or gathering of archeological objects on specified lands for specified periods may be issued by the Assistant Commissioner for State Museum and Science Service to qualfiied individual members of the staffs of recognized universities, research institutions, colleges or museums and shall be valid only for use by the individuals to whom they are issued.

(d) Permits valid for a period not exceeding one year may also be granted to individuals not affiliated with the above institutions but who are professionally competent in the opinion of the Assistant Commissioner for State Museum and Science Service.

(e) Permits valid for a period not exceeding one year may also be granted to individuals for the examination, excavation and collection of marine fossils on specified lands for specified periods.

(f) Discoveries in the follwoing categories shall be reported to the State Museum: evidence of human remains, bones, burials, pottery, village sites, buildings, and large masses of fossil plants and fossil reefs. All other marine fossils are unrestricted and may be collected by holders of permits without first reporting to the State Museum.

(g) Permits issued under the provisions of this Part may be revoked at any time.


PART 181

Archives and History
Stautory authority: Education Law Section 207

Section 181.1 Loan of Material.

Historical objects and collections, paintings, and other art forms may be loaned to educational institutions, historical societies, museums, libraries or other responsible organizations for study and exhibition, upon terms and conditions to be set forth in an agreement between the department acting through the State Historian and the organization or individual requesting the loan.

181.2 Permits for survey and retrieval of objects of historical interest.

(a) Permits, valid for a period not exceeding one year, to survey and retreive objects of historical interest situated on or under State property, may be issued to qualified public agencies, historical societies, museums, other educational institutions and individuals.

(b) Discovery and retrieval of objects of historical interest on State property shall be reported to the Commissioner of Education.

(c) Permits issued under the provisions of this Part may be revoked at any time.

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