94-089-100 Me. Code R. § 2

Current through 2021-14, April. 7, 2021
Section 089-100-2 - Standards and procedures for access to Site Location Records
A. Full access shall be limited to those professional archaeologists certified by the State Historic Preservation Officer.
B. Access on a "need-to-know" basis shall be granted by either the Director of the Maine State Museum or the Maine Historic Preservation Commission; or, the Chairman of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Maine at Orono to professional or academic student archaeologists with a legitimate research interest in Maine archaeology, upon presentation of a research problem demonstrating such need.
C. Access for cultural resources management purposes by personnel employed by agencies or corporations not employing certified archaeologists shall be on a need-to-know basis. Their use of the records is to be supervised by an archaeologist certified by the State Historic Preservation Officer.
D. Requests for access to the data shall normally be submitted in writing to the Director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission (State Historic Preservation Officer), who shall then consult with the Director of the Maine State Museum. Exceptions will be made for routine, limited use of the records for Cultural Resource Management purposes, in which case requests should be made orally or in writing to the certified archaeological staff of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission.
E. State agencies other than the Maine State Museum or Maine Historic Preservation Commission are requested to restrict access to their files containing archaeological site location information, unless a request has been reviewed by the Directors of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission and the Maine State Museum.

94-089 C.M.R. ch. 100, § 2