Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, on Public Law 101-601, to Provide for the Protection of Native American Graves, April 20, 1999, Washington, DC.
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999 - 218 pages
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Page 90 - No member of or delegate to Congress or resident commissioner, shall be admitted to any share or part of this Agreement, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom; but this provision shall not be construed to extend to this Agreement if made with a corporation for its general benefit.
Page 64 - In case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpena served upon any person under this subsection, the district court of the United States for any district in which such person is found or resides or...
Page 5 - Indian tribe" means any tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community of Indians (including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (Public Law 92-203; 85 Stat.
Page 5 - Native Hawaiian organization" means any organization which — (A) serves and represents the interests of Native Hawaiians, (B) has as a primary and stated purpose the provision of services to Native Hawaiians, and (C) has...
Page 6 - ... (3) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, no civil penalty shall be imposed if it can be shown by a preponderance of the evidence that the defendant committed an act based on a good faith belief that he was acting to protect himself or herself, a member of his or her family, or any other individual from bodily harm, from any endangered or threatened species.
Page 7 - Federal land manager" means, with respect to any public lands, the Secretary of the department, or the head of any other agency or instrumentality of the United States, having primary management authority over such lands. In the case of any public...
Page 13 - ... who violates, any provision of any other regulation issued under this Act may be assessed a civil penalty by the Secretary of not...
Page 150 - Indian treaties and agreements with the United States, and all other rights and benefits to which we are entitled under the laws and Constitution of the United -States to enlighten the public toward a better understanding of the Indian people, to preserve Indian cultural values, and otherwise promote the welfare of the Indian people, do hereby establish and submit the following resolution; and WHEREAS, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is the oldest and largest national organization...
Page 64 - Upon any failure to pay a penalty assessed under this subsection, the Secretary may request the Attorney General to institute a civil action In a district court of the United States for any district In which such person Is found, resides, or transacts business to collect the penalty and such court shall have jurisdiction to hear and decide any such action.
Page 64 - ... civil penalty may file a petition for judicial review of such order with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit or for any other circuit in which such person resides or transacts business. Such a petition may only be filed within the 30-day period beginning on the date the order making such assessment was issued.