Legislation

Official Short: Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act

Long Title: To allow for the harvest of gull eggs by the Huna Tlingit people within Glacier Bay National Park in the State of Alaska.

Sponsors: Ms. Murkowski and Mr. Begich.

Status:

  • January 28, 2013.--Introduced.
  • January 30, 2013.--Mr. Begich added as cosponsor.
  • April 23, 2013.--Hearing by Subcommittee on National Parks held.
  • May 16, 2013.--Reported to the Senate with an amendment favorably.
  • June 27, 2013.--Reported to Senate with an amendment.  S. Rept. 113-51.   
  • June 27, 2013.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar [Calendar No. 105].

S.156

Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 156 IS

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 156

To allow for the harvest of gull eggs by the Huna Tlingit people within Glacier Bay National Park in the State of Alaska.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 28, 2013

Ms. MURKOWSKI introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To allow for the harvest of gull eggs by the Huna Tlingit people within Glacier Bay National Park in the State of Alaska.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act'.

SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION FOR COLLECTION OF GULL EGGS.

      (a) In General- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of the Interior may allow the collection of the eggs of glaucous-winged gulls (

Larus glaucescens

    ) not more frequently than twice each calendar year at up to 5 locations within Glacier Bay National Park in the State of Alaska by members of the Hoonah Indian Association.
      (b) Conditions- The Secretary of the Interior shall establish harvest schedules and locations and any other terms and conditions the Secretary determines to be necessary, based on an annual harvest plan to be prepared jointly by the Secretary and the Hoonah Indian Association.