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Chapter 277
May 28, 1937.  | [H. R. 6730.] 50 Stat., 213.

An Act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1937, and June 30, 1938, and for other purposes
Section 4

Margin Notes
Chap. 277 Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1937.
Chap. 277 Department of the Interior.
Chap. 277 Indian Affairs Bureau. Indians of Sioux Reservations.
25 Stat., 895, vol. 1, 328.
Chap. 277 Suppressing contagious diseases among livestock, Mescalero Reservation, N. Mex.
Chap. 277 San Xavier irrigation project, Ariz.
Chap. 277 Colorado River Reservation, Ariz., irrigation system.
Chap. 277 36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 432.
Chap. 277 Zuni Dam, N. Mex.
49 Stat., 1768; ante, 483.
Chap. 277 Point Barrow Hospital, Alaska, construction, etc.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Insurance covered into Treasury.
Chap. 277 New vessel, Indian Service, Alaska.
Chap. 277 Chippewas in Minnesota. Hospital for, from tribal funds.
Chap. 277 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 277 Annette Island Reserve, Alaska, expenses.
Chap. 277 Proviso. Limitation.
48 Stat., 1227 ; ante, 389. 31 U.S.C., § 725c.
Sec. 4 Audited claims.
Sec. 4 Payment of.
Sec. 4 18 Stat., 110. 31 U.S.C., § 713.
Sec. 4 23 Stat., 254. 5 U.S.C., § 266.
Sec. 4 Department of the Interior.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1937, and June 30,1938, and for other purposes, namely:



Payment to Indians of Sioux Reservations: For payment of Sioux benefits to Indians of the Sioux Reservations, as authorized by the Act of March 2, 1889 (25 Stat. 895), as amended, fiscal year 1935, $412.65.

Suppressing contagious diseases among livestock of Indians: For reimbursing Indians of the Mescalero Reservation, New Mexico, for stock destroyed on account of being infected with Malta fever and for expenses in connection with the eradication and prevention of this disease, fiscal year 1937, $7,500, to be expended under such rules and

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regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe and to remain available until June 30, 1938.

Operation and maintenance, San Xavier irrigation project, Arizona (tribal funds): For operation and maintenance of the irrigation project on the San Xavier Reservation, Arizona, fiscal year 1936, to remain available until June 30, 1938, $500, payable from the funds derived from the rental of San Xavier tribal lands for motion-picture enterprises.

Improvement and maintenance, irrigation system, Colorado River Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable): For an additional amount for improvement, operation, and maintenance of the pumping plants and irrigation system on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, as provided by the Act of April 4,1910 (36 Stat. 273), fiscal year 1937, $6,500, reimbursable.

Irrigation, Indian reservations (reimbursable): For repairs to the Zuni Dam, Zuni Indian Pueblo, New Mexico, fiscal year 1937, to remain available until June 30, 1938, $80,000, reimbursable.

Construction and equipment, Point Barrow Hospital, Alaska: For the construction and equipment of a hospital at Point Barrow, Alaska, $100,000, to remain available until June 30, 1938:Provided, That any money received from insurance on the Point Barrow Hospital building destroyed by fire shall be covered into the Treasury to the credit of miscellaneous receipts.

New vessel for Indian Service, Alaska, emergency construction: For an additional amount for construction of a new vessel with a carrying capacity of not less than 1,300 tons, to take the place of the Boxer, fiscal year 1931, $222.54.

Support of hospitals, Chippewas in Minnesota (tribal funds): For an additional amount for support of hospitals maintained for the benefit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, fiscal year 1937, $9,000, payable from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of said Indians arising under section 7 of the Act of January 14, 1889 (25 Stat. 645).

Expenses, Annette, Island Reserve, Alaska (receipt limitation): For an additional amount for pay of employees, village improvements, relief of destitution, and such other purposes as may be requested by the town council of Matlakahtla, Annette Island Reserve, Alaska, and approved by the Secretary of the Interior, fiscal year 1937, to remain available until June 30, 1938, $40,000: Provided, That expenditures hereunder shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.


SEC. 4.

(a) For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (U.S.C., title 31, sec. 713), and under appropriations theretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1934 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (U.S.C., title 5, sec. 266), as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 216, Seventy-fifth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

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Department of the Interior:

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $282.23.
For Indian school support, $537.70.
For Indian school transportation, $118.35.
For conservation of health among Indians, $528.54.
For medical relief in Alaska, $1.85.
For Indian agency buildings, $2.12.
For Indian boarding schools, $1,556.76.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $263.85.
For education of natives of Alaska., $15.28.
For suppressing liquor traffic among Indians, $6.
For improvement, maintenance, and operation, irrigation system, Crow Reservation, Montana, $5.36.
For irrigation, Indian reservations, $5.14.

Department of the Interior: For fulfilling treaties with Sioux of different tribes, including Santee Sioux of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $39.20.
For administration of Indian forests, $71.92.
For pay of Indian police, $35.99.
For education, Sioux Nation, $375.81.
For obtaining employment for Indians, $2.90.
For Indian school buildings, $5.60.

Approved, May 28, 1937.

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