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DOI/NPS RIN: 1024-AE19 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Regulations Revision  

This rule would revise the full set of Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) regulations to streamline requirements for museums and Federal agencies. The rule would describe the NAGPRA process in accessible language with clear time parameters; eliminate ambiguity and clarify terms; and provide for Native Hawaiians in the process.


Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 43 CFR 10   
Legal Authority: 25 U.S.C. 3001 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Melanie O'Brien
National NAGPRA Program Manager
Department of the Interior
National Park Service
National NAGPRA Program, 1849 C Street NW,
Washington, DC 20240
Phone:202 354-2204
Email: melanie_o'