2013 California Code
Business and Professions Code - BPC
DIVISION 7. GENERAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS
PART 3. REPRESENTATIONS TO THE PUBLIC
CHAPTER 1. Advertising
ARTICLE 4. American Indian-Made Articles
17569

CA Bus & Prof Code § 17569 (2013) What's This?

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.)

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