S.Con.Res.49 - PROTECT Patrimony Resolution114th Congress (2015-2016)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM] (Introduced 07/14/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/07/2016 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.49 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/14/2016)
Protection of the Right of Tribes to stop the Export of Cultural and Traditional Patrimony Resolution or the PROTECT Patrimony Resolution
Condemns the theft, illegal possession or sale, transfer, and export of tribal cultural items.
Calls upon: (1) the Departments of the Interior, State, Commerce, Homeland Security, and Justice to consult with Native Americans in addressing this issue, to take affirmative action to stop these practices, and to secure repatriation of tribal cultural items; and (2) the Government Accountability Office to determine the scope of illegal trafficking in tribal cultural items and identify steps required to end such trafficking.