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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: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 650.
 

(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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Calendar No. 650

115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5317

[Report No. 115–363]


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 17, 2018

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

November 14, 2018

    Reported by Mr. Hoeven, without amendment


AN ACT

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Section 2141 of the Revised Statutes (25 U.S.C. 251) is repealed.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


Calendar No. 650

115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H. R. 5317
[Report No. 115–363]

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

November 14, 2018
    Reported without amendment

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