Utah bill to protect remains on private land passes
The Utah State House and Senate have unanimously approved a bill to extend protections to Native remains found on private land.

The bill provides $90,000 to the Utah Department of Community and Culture to oversee remains and repatriation for remains on private lands. Previously, it was up to landowners to shoulder the cost.

The state Division of Indian Affairs supported the bill. It goes to Gov. Jon Hunstman (R) for his signature.

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Help for ancient remains and landowners passes (The Deseret Morning News 3/2)

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