S.1983 - A bill to amend the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to provide for Native Hawaiian organizations, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Inouye, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 07/23/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs | House - Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 104-356|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/19/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Native American and Insular Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1983 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/23/1996)
Amends the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to require written consent, if Native American remains are excavated or removed for purposes of study, from: (1) lineal descendants (if known); or (2) the appropriate Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization.
Sets forth the following requirements for inadvertent discoveries: (1) the appropriate Indian tribe or native Hawaiian organization be notified, with respect to tribal lands; and (2) any person or entity that disposes of or controls any such cultural item adhere to the applicable requirements for intentional excavation and removal.