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NEW JERSEY

Citation: New Jersey Register of Historic Places Act (West’s NJ Stat. Ann. §13:1b-15.128, et seq.).

Date Enacted: 1970

Summary: New Jersey has not enacted specific unmarked human remains protection legislation. The state’s historic preservation authorities are found in different parts of the Code. The state is more specific regarding protection of submerged vessels and permits required for archaeological and historical excavation. Authority is placed with the State Historic Preservation Office. No reference is made to consultation with Native American groups or other ethnic entities. Penalties are referenced under general theft of state resources.

Jurisdiction: Not specified. 
Statute of Limitations: Not specified. 
Areas Covered Under Act: Not specified. 
Review/Consultation Committee: Not specified. 
Liable: Not specified. 
Penalties: Not specified. 
Exemptions: Not specified. 
Permitting: Not specified.