Vol. I, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1902)

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Joint Resolution No. 31

Margin Notes
J. R. 31 Indian appropriation act. Corrections.
J. R. 31 Uintah and White River Ute. Nonirrigable grazing lands.
    See note to 1874, ch. 136, ante, p. 151.
    Also, 1888, ch. 310, ante, p. 271.
J. R. 31 Uncompahgre Indians. Allotments confined to agricultural lands.
J. R. 31 Grazing lands.
    Ante, p. 753.
J. R. 31 Allotments in severalty to Indians outside Indian Territory.
    Ante, p. 33.
    Ante, p. 56.

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Resolution No. 31
    June 19, 1902. | 32 Stat., 742.
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Joint resolution supplementing and modifying certain provisions of the Indian appropriation act for the year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions of the Act “Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other purposes,” are hereby supplemented and modified as follows:

In addition to the allotments in severalty to the Uintah and White River Utes of the Uintah Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, the Secretary of the Interior shall, before any of said lands are opened to disposition under any public-land law, select and set apart for the use in common of the Indians of that reservation such an amount of nonirrigable grazing lands therein at one or more places as will subserve the reasonable requirements of said Indians for the grazing of live stock.

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All allotments hereafter made to Uncompahgre Indians of lands in said Uintah Indian Reservation shall be confined to agricultural land which can be irrigated, and shall be on the basis of eighty acres to each head of a family and forty acres to each other Indian, and no more. The grazing land selected and set apart as aforesaid in the Uintah Indian Reservation for the use in common of the Indians of that reservation shall be equally open to the use of all Uncompahgre Indians receiving allotments in said reservation of the reduced area here named.

In so far as not otherwise specially provided, all allotments in severalty to Indians, outside of the Indian Territory, shall be made in conformity to the provisions of the Act approved February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled “An Act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes,” and other general Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, and shall be subject to all the restrictions and carry all the privileges incident to allotments made under said Act and other general Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto.

Approved, June 19, 1902.

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