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HB 52, 61st 2nd Called Session
Relating to establishing and adopting an Antiquities Code for the State of Texas; setting forth the public policy of the State with respect to archaeological and historical sites and items; creating an Antiquities Committee of five members; providing for the organization, compensation, duties, powers, and procedures of the Antiquities Committee, etc; making it unlawful to gorge or duplicate an archaeological artifact or object with intent to deceive or to offer said object for sale; making it unlawful to intentionally deface aboriginal or Indian rock art; making it unlawful to enter the enclosed lands of another without permission and intentionally take, damage, or destroy any archaeological or historical site, structure, or monument on private lands; providing a penalty for violations of this Act; providing for injunctive relief for violations of this Act and providing for venue thereof.
Author: Neil Caldwell
Coauthor: Don Cavness
ANTIQUITIES CODE OF TEXAS
Historic Preservation & Museums
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed
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