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A300, R354, S1122
Sponsors: Senator Hutto
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 4018
Introduced in the Senate on February 19, 2008
Introduced in the House on April 1, 2008
Last Amended on May 28, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on May 29, 2008
Governor's Action: June 11, 2008, Signed
Summary: American Indian artists
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/19/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time 2/19/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry 3/25/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-5 3/26/2008 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted SJ-20 3/26/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-20 3/27/2008 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-20 4/1/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-14 4/1/2008 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-14 5/21/2008 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-207 5/28/2008 House Amended HJ-49 5/28/2008 House Read second time HJ-49 5/29/2008 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-10 5/29/2008 Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-178 6/5/2008 Ratified R 354 6/11/2008 Signed By Governor 6/19/2008 Copies available 6/19/2008 Effective date 06/11/08 6/19/2008 Act No. 300
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(A300, R354, S1122)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-515 SO AS TO PERMIT AN AMERICAN INDIAN ARTIST WHO MEETS CERTAIN CONDITIONS TO ADVERTISE AND SELL HIS ARTS AND CRAFTS CONTAINING WILD TURKEY FEATHERS IF HE PRODUCES FROM HIS PERSON HIS AUTHORIZATION PURSUANT TO THE INDIAN ARTS AND CRAFTS BOARD ACT AND TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF ALL OTHER PARTS OF WILD TURKEYS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Turkey feathers in arts and crafts
SECTION 1. Chapter 11, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-11-515. (A) An American Indian artist, who is a member of a tribe recognized by (1) Public Law 101-644, the Indian Arts and Crafts Board Act, and (2) the state's Commission on Minority Affairs pursuant to Section 1-31-40, may use wild turkey feathers 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.
(B) This section does not authorize the sale of other parts of wild turkeys, whether taken lawfully or unlawfully, including, but not limited to, capes, beards, and fans."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 5th day of June, 2008.
Approved the 11th day of June, 2008.
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