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106 STAT. 4762 PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 ^f^^ds. «(2) Records and other data, including data produced by Keguiations. historical research and archaeological surveys and excavations are permanently maintained in appropriate data bases and made available to potential users pursuant to such regulations as the Secretary shall promulgate. "(b) GUIDELINES.—In order to promote the preservation of historic resources on properties eligible for listing in the National Register, the Secretary shall, in consultation with the Council, promulgate guidelines to ensure that Federal, State, and tribal nistoric preservation programs subject to this Act include plans to— "(1) provide information to the owners of properties CQntaining historic (including architectural, curatorial, and archaeological) resources with demonstrated or likely research significance, about the need for protection of such resources, and the available means of protection; (2) encourage owners to preserve such resources intact and in place and offer the owners of such resources information on the tax and grant assistance available for the donation of the resources or of a preservation easement of the resources; "(3) encourage the protection of Native American cultural items (within the meaning of section 2(3) and (9) of the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (25 U.S.C. 3001(3) and (9)) and of properties of religious or cultural importance to Indian tribes. Native Hawaiians, or other Native American groups; and "(4) encourage owners who are undertaking archaeological excavations to— "(A) conduct excavations and analyses that meet standards for federally-sponsored excavations established by the Secretary; "(B) donate or lend artifacts of research significance to an appropriate research institution;


"(C) allow access to artifacts for research purposes; and "(D) prior to excavating or disposing of a Native American cultural item in which an Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization may have an interest under section 3(a)(2)(B) or (C) of the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (25 U.S.C. 3002(a)(2)(B) and (O), given notice to and consult with such Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization.". SEC. 4015. INTERSTATE AND INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC IN ANTIQ- UITIES. Title I of the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof of the following new section after section 112: 16 USC 470h-5. 'SEC. 113. INTERSTATE AND INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC IN ANTIQ- UITIES. Reports. "(a) STUDY.—In order to help control illegal interstate and international traffic in antiquities, including archaeological, curatorial, and architectural objects, and historical documents of all kinds, the Secretary shall study and report on the suitability and feasibility of alternatives for controlling illegal interstate and international traffic in antiquities.