Summary: S.1375 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (07/28/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 to authorize any federal law enforcement officer (not just, as currently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)), including an officer with authority under the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act acting in coordination with a federal law enforcement agency on violations outside Indian country, to investigate offenses involving the sale of arts and crafts misrepresented as Indian products.

Revises requirements for the initiation of civil actions for misrepresentation of Indian produced goods.