S.804 - Empowering Rural Economies Through Alaska Native Sustainable Arts and Handicrafts Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK] (Introduced 03/14/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Meetings:||09/16/20 9:45AM|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/16/2020 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.804 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/14/2019)
Empowering Rural Economies Through Alaska Native Sustainable Arts and Handicrafts Act
This bill prohibits states from imposing bans on marine mammal and fossilized ivory products produced by Alaska Natives.
Specifically, states may not prohibit (1) the importation, sale, transfer, trade, barter, or possession of mammoth, mastodon, or walrus ivory, marine mammal bones, teeth, or baleen legally produced by an Alaska Native as an authentic native article of handicrafts and clothing; or (2) the importation, sale, transfer, trade, or possession of fossilized ivory.