Unmarked Human Burial Consultation Committee (To be repealed by SB 843 in 2018)

PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-7860
Fax: (573)-522-6262

Email: judith.deel@dnr.mo.gov
Website: http://www.dnr.mo.gov/shpo/uhbcc.htm

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 194.409

Department: Natural Resources


Function: The Unmarked Human Burials Consultation Committee in consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer determines proper disposition of human remains, considers request by professional archaeologists for extensions of research time, and considers requests for methods of dating human remains.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 1 required

Location of meetings: varying locations

Duration of meetings: 4 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 2 hours

Total time commitment: 2

Details on Members

Total members: 7

Appointed members: 7

Term length: 3 years and until their successors are selected and qualified.

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 2 members must be archaeologists or skeletal analysts; 2 must be Native American of tribes recognized by the U.S. government; 1 must be a non-Native American minority, 1 must be a public member; and the State Historic Preservation Officer as Chair. Members shall be residents of the State of Missouri

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Vacant Slot
Archeologist or Skeletal Analyst 1

Vacant Slot
Archeologist or Skeletal Analyst 2

Vacant Slot
Indian, Member of rec. Tribe 1

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Indian, Member of rec. Tribe 2

Vacant Slot
Minority Non-Indian

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Non Minority or Skeletal Analyst

Director Carol S. Comer
State Historic Preservation Officer