2015 ORS § 358.940¹
Reinterment required
  • notice to appropriate Indian tribe or Commission on Indian Services

(1) A person who disturbs native Indian remains or a funerary object at or associated with an archaeological site shall reinter at the persons expense those remains or funerary objects under the supervision of an Indian tribe as provided in ORS 97.750 (Permitted acts).

(2) Any native Indian sacred object, object of cultural patrimony or native Indian funerary object shall be reported to the appropriate Indian tribe and the Commission on Indian Services. The appropriate Indian tribe, with the assistance of the State Historic Preservation Officer, shall arrange for the return of any objects to the appropriate Indian tribe. [1983 c.620 §7; 1993 c.459 §7]