State Statutes


The Arizona State Museum (ASM) preserves archaeological resources and is enabled by:

The ASM administers four state statutes in the Arizona Antiquities Act (A.R.S. §41-841 et seq.) related to state lands and one state statute (A.R.S. §41-865) related private lands: 

The statutes above are implemented through Rules published in the Arizona Board of Regents Policy Manual, Chapter 8:

Cultural resource violations in state statutes:

The Arizona State Historic Preservation Office administers the State Historic Preservation Act.