Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 421||Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1941.|
|Chap. 421||Provisos. Purchase of animals. Purchase of materials for dipping vats.|
|Chap. 421||Purchase of beef for Seminole Indians, Fla.|
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, for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, namely:
Eradicating cattle ticks: For the eradication of southern cattle ticks, $325,000: Provided, That, except upon the written order of the Secretary of Agriculture, no part of this appropriation shall be used for the purchase of animals or in the purchase of materials for or in the construction of dipping vats upon land not owned solely by the United States, except at fairs or expositions where the Department of Agriculture makes exhibits or demonstrations; nor shall any part of this appropriation be used in the purchase of materials or mixtures for use in dipping vats except in experimental or demonstration work carried on by the officials or agents of the Bureau of Animal Industry: Provided further, That not to exceed $5,000 of the amount herein made available may be used to purchase and supply beef to the Seminole Indians of the Big Cypress Swamp area, Hendry County, Florida, during the time that deer infested with cattle ticks are being removed from said area and until such area is restocked with deer.
Approved, June 25, 1940.