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    18 USC Sec. 1170                                             01/26/98
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    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 53 - INDIANS
-HEAD-
    Sec. 1170. Illegal trafficking in Native American human remains and
        cultural items
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      (a) Whoever knowingly sells, purchases, uses for profit, or
    transports for sale or profit, the human remains of a Native
    American without the right of possession to those remains as
    provided in the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation
    Act shall be fined in accordance with this title, or imprisoned not
    more than 12 months, or both, and in the case of a second or
    subsequent violation, be fined in accordance with this title, or
    imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.
    
      (b) Whoever knowingly sells, purchases, uses for profit, or
    transports for sale or profit any Native American cultural items
    obtained in violation of the Native American Grave Protection and
    Repatriation Act shall be fined in accordance with this title,
    imprisoned not more than one year, or both, and in the case of a
    second or subsequent violation, be fined in accordance with this
    title, imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.

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    (Added Pub. L. 101-601, Sec. 4(a), Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3052;
    amended Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, Sec. 330010(4), Sept. 13,
    1994, 108 Stat. 2143.)

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                             REFERENCES IN TEXT

      The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act,
    referred to in text, is Pub. L. 101-601, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat.
    3048, which is classified principally to chapter 32 (Sec. 3001 et
    seq.) of Title 25, Indians. For complete classification of this Act
    to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 3001 of

    Title 25 and Tables.

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                                 AMENDMENTS

      1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted ''Illegal trafficking in
    Native American human remains and cultural items'' for ''Illegal
    Trafficking in Native American Human Remains and Cultural Items''
    in section catchline.