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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 7. GENERAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [16000 - 18001]

  ( Division 7 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )

PART 3. REPRESENTATIONS TO THE PUBLIC [17500 - 17930]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 63. )

CHAPTER 1. Advertising [17500 - 17606]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 63. )

ARTICLE 4. American Indian-Made Articles [17569 - 17569.9]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 996. )

17569.
  

It is unlawful to barter, trade, sell, or offer for sale or trade, any article represented as made by authentic American Indian labor or workmanship, unless the basic article was produced wholly by American Indian labor or workmanship.

Any article bearing a trademark or label registered by Indian persons, groups, bands, tribes, pueblos, or communities with the Indian Arts and Crafts Board in Washington, D.C., or with the Ameican Indian Historical Society, Incorporated, in San Francisco, California, shall be presumed to be authentic.

Only those articles bearing a registered trademark or label of authentic Indian labor or workmanship may be deemed an art or craft of authentic Indian labor or workmanship.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 996.)

17569.9.
  

“Indian,” as used in this article, means a person who is enrolled or who is a lineal descendant of one enrolled upon an enrollment listing of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, or upon the enrollment listing of a recognized Indian tribe, band or pueblo.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 996.)

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