U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Jul 25, 2024

§ 49.120 - How will a bureau make a decision about a permit application?

(a) The Federal land manager will evaluate the permit application and analyze impacts in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.

(b) The Federal land manager may issue a permit upon determining that:

(1) The applicant possesses the qualifications required by § 49.110;

(2) The permitted activity and any collection that would be made under the proposed permit would further paleontological knowledge, public education, or management of paleontological resources;

(3) The permitted activity would be consistent with the purpose and management objectives defined for the Federal land;

(4) The permitted activity would be conducted in a manner that would avoid or minimize adverse effects to significant natural or cultural resources; and

(5) An approved repository has confirmed in writing that it is willing to accept the collection in accordance with the terms and conditions in the permit.