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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.
Introduced: 2018-09-17
Bill Status: Passed
 

(Sec. 2) This bill repeals a prohibition on creating or continuing a distillery in Indian country for manufacturing ardent spirits (distilled liquors).

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H. R. 5317




AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
the third day of January, two thousand and eighteen

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

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Repeal of prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands.

Section 2141 of the Revised Statutes (25 U.S.C. 251) is repealed.

SEC. 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.

Attest:





Speaker of the House of Representatives.  

Attest:





Vice President of the United States and   
President of the Senate.

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