South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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H. 3479

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General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Clemmons and Willis
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5169cm17.docx

Introduced in the House on January 17, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

Summary: Wild animal products

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/17/2017  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 8)
   1/17/2017  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 8)
   1/18/2017  House   Recalled from Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 29)
   1/18/2017  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 29)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/17/2017

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-517 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN AMERICAN INDIAN ARTISTS MAY USE WILD ANIMAL PRODUCTS THAT ARE NOT PROHIBITED BY FEDERAL LAW IN ARTS AND CRAFTS THAT ARE OFFERED FOR SALE AND SOLD TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Article 3, Chapter 11, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 50-11-517.    An American Indian artist, who is a member of a tribe recognized by Public Law 101-644, the Indian Arts and Crafts Board Act, and the state's Commission on Minority Affairs pursuant to Section 1-31-40, may use wild animal products that are not prohibited by federal law in arts and crafts that are offered for sale and sold to the general public if the artist has on his person a tribal identification card demonstrating his authorization pursuant to the Indian Arts and Crafts Board Act."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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