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Title 36Chapter IIPart 291 → §291.22


Title 36: Parks, Forests, and Public Property
PART 291—PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES PRESERVATION


§291.22   Becoming an approved repository.

(a) A repository identified during the permit application process in §291.14 must be approved to receive collections by the Authorized Officer as follows:

(1) A repository must meet the minimum requirements in §291.23 in order to be approved.

(2) A repository must agree in writing that collections:

(i) Remain the property of the Federal government;

(ii) Will be preserved for the public in accordance with §291.24;

(iii) Will be made available for scientific research and public education; and

(iv) That specific locality data will not be released except in accordance with §291.6.

(b) The Authorized Officer and the repository official may enter into a formal agreement that explains the responsibilities of the parties for the curation of the collection in accordance with §291.26.

(c) The repository must agree in writing to periodic inventory and inspection of the collections as described in §291.25.

(d) Prior to depositing the collection, an Agency paleontologist in consultation with the repository official will determine the content of the collection to be curated based on scientific principles and expertise. A copy of the final catalog will be provided by the repository to the Authorized Officer.

(e) A repository approved by a Federal agency or bureau may be considered an approved repository by the Forest Service.

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