SB834 - Stealing Native American Remains
SB 0834 Stealing Native American Remains
Sponsor:GRAVES
LR Number:S2771.01T Fiscal Note:2771-01
Committee:Conservation, Parks and Tourism
Last Action:07/02/96 - Signed by Governor
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Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 834 - This act makes it a crime to knowingly profit, use for profit, sell, purchase or transport for sale or profit any human remains without the right of possession.

This act also makes it a crime to knowingly profit, use for profit, sell, purchase or transport for sale or profit any cultural items without the right to possession. A person who commits a crime under this act is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor for the first offense and a Class D felony for a second or subsequent violation. Cultural items are defined as including associated and unassociated funerary objects.

This act is similar to SB 429 from 1995.
JON HAGLER