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H.R. 5317: To repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands.

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 17, 2018 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5317

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 17, 2018

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs

AN ACT

To repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands.

1.

Repeal of prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands

Section 2141 of the Revised Statutes (25 U.S.C. 251) is repealed.

2.

No effect on taxation or State authority to regulate alcohol within State borders

(a)

No effect on taxation

Nothing in section 1 or the repeal made by section 1 shall affect State or Federal taxation.

(b)

State authority unaffected

Nothing in section 1 or the repeal made by section 1 shall diminish, enlarge, or otherwise affect a State’s authority to regulate the importation and sale of alcoholic beverages within its own borders, including State authority over the manufacture, distribution, transportation, or sale of intoxicating liquors.

Passed the House of Representatives September 12, 2018.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk