INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. V, Laws     (Compiled from December 22, 1927 to June 29, 1938)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.


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Chapter 185
February 14, 1931.  |  [H.R. 11285.] 48 Stat., 1111.

An Act to amend the Alaska game law
Section 10  |  13

Margin Notes
Chap. 185 Alaska game law, amendments.
43 Stat., 739, amended.
U.S.C. p. 1573, amended.
Chap. 185 “Game animals, etc.,” Definition extended.
Sec. 10 Licenses for fur dealers. Added exemptions.
43 Stat., 745, amended.
Native, etc., cooperative stores.
Sec. 10 Proviso. Records and reports required.
Sec. 10 Penalties.
Sec. 10 Schedule of fees. Residents.
Sec. 10 Nonresident citizens, etc.
Sec. 10 Aliens.
Sec. 10 Resident agent.
Sec. 10 Nonresident agent.
Sec. 10 Alien in charge, etc.
Sec. 10 Proviso. Bar to agent.
Sec. 13 Penalties.
48 Stat 747, amended.
Forfeiture of license privileges.
Sec. 13 Second, etc., offenses.
Sec. 13 Cooperative stores included.
Sec. 13 Proviso. Imposition on first, etc., offenders.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2 of the Act entitled “An Act to establish an Alaska Game Commission to protect game animals, land fur-bearing animals, and birds in Alaska, and for other purposes,” approved January 13, 1925 (43 Stat. 739), is amended under the definition “game animals” following the comma after the word “bears” by adding the words “and such other animals as have been or may hereafter be introduced,” and under the definition “game birds” following the comma after the word “ptarmigan” by adding the words “and such other birds as have been or may hereafter be introduced.”

SEC. 10.

That, effective July 1, 1931, subdivision H of section 11 of said Act is amended by inserting after the word “franchise” in line 8 thereof the following: “or of cooperative stores operated exclusively by and for native Indians, Eskimos, or half-breeds, or of stores operated by missions exclusively for native Indians, Eskimos, or half-breeds: Provided, That the stores exempted from procuring licenses as herein provided shall, on or before thirty days after the expiration of each license year as specified in this Act, make a written statement to the commission on a form prepared and furnished by it setting forth such material facts concerning the management and operation of such store as the commission may by such form require and in addition thereto shall keep the records, make the reports, incur the penalties, and in all other respects be subject to the requirements of subdivision F of Section 11 to the same extent as licensed fur dealers,” and by striking

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out all after the colon in line 14 thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“(a) If the applicant is a resident of the Territory, $10; or is an association or copartnership composed exclusively of residents of the Territory, organized under the laws of the Territory, for each member, $10.

“(b) If the applicant is a nonresident of the Territory who is a citizen of the United States, or is a corporation composed exclusively of citizens of the United States, organized under the laws of the Territory or of a State of the United States, or is an association or copartnership composed exclusively of citizens of the United States, organized under the laws of the Territory or of a State of the United States, any member of which is a nonresident of the Territory, $100.

“(c) If the applicant is an alien, or is a corporation, association, or copartnership, not organized under the laws of the Territory or of a State of the United States, or is a corporation, association, or copartnership, any stockholder or member of which is an alien, $500.

“(d) If the applicant is a resident of the Territory and an agent in charge of a station of a fur dealer of either of the classes (a), (b), or (c), or a resident itinerant agent of such dealer, $10.

“(e) If the applicant is a nonresident of the Territory but a citizen of the United States and an agent in charge of a station of a fur dealer of either of the classes (a), (b), or (c), or a nonresident citizen itinerant agent of such dealer, $100.

“(f) If the applicant is an alien and an agent in charge of a station of a fur dealer of either of the classes (a), (b), or (c), or an alien itinerant agent of such dealer, $500: Provided, That no license shall be issued to any agent whose principal has not procured a license in accordance with (a), (b), or (c).”

SEC. 13.

Section 15 of said Act is amended by striking out all the words between the semicolons in lines 7 and 10 thereof and by inserting in lieu thereof the following: “and, in addition thereto, any person convicted of a violation of any provision of this Act who is the holder of any form of license issued thereunder shall thereupon forfeit said license and shall surrender it upon demand of any person authorized by the commission to receive it, and upon a second conviction he shall not be entitled to, nor shall he be granted, a license of such form for a period of one year from date of such forfeiture, and upon a third or successive conviction, for a period of five years from the date of such forfeiture; and any cooperative store operated exclusively by and for native Indians, Eskimos, or half-breeds, or any store operated by missions exclusively for native Indians, Eskimos, or half-breeds, without a license as provided in this Act, upon a second or third conviction for violation of this Act, shall not be entitled to engage in the business of dealing in furs for such time as the court before whom such conviction is had may decide: Provided, That such prohibition shall not be imposed for the first conviction, nor for a period in excess of one year from date of the second conviction, nor for a period in excess of five years from date of the third or any subsequent conviction.”

Approved, February 14, 1931.


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