INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. VI, Laws     (Compiled from February 10, 1939 to January 13, 1971)

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, 1940-1941.
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Chapter 780
October 9, 1940 [H. R. 10539] |  [Public, No. 812] 54 Stat. 1030

AN ACT
Making supplemental appropriations for the support of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941 and for other purposes.

Margin Notes
Chap. 780 First Supplemental Civil Functions Appropriation Act, 1941.
Chap. 780 1040
Chap. 780 Suppressing forest fires.
Ante, p. 416.
Chap. 780 1041
Chap. 780 Chippewa Indians. Expenses of attorneys.
Chap. 780 Construction and repair.
Chap. 780 Red Lake, Minnesota. School Facilities.
Proviso. Condition.
Chap. 780 Eastern Cherokees. Relief.
Chap. 780 1042
Chap. 780 National historical parks and monuments.
Ante, p. 448.
Chap. 780 1047
Chap. 780 1048
Chap. 780 Payment of claims.
Chap. 780 18 Stat. 110.
Chap. 780 1049
Chap. 780 23 Stat. 254.
Chap. 780 1050
Emergency relief.
Chap. 780 1051
Chap. 780 1052
Payment of claims.
Chap. 780 18 Stat. 110.
Chap. 780 23 Stat. 254.
Chap. 780 1053
Chap. 780 1054
Chap. 780 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, for the support of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes, namely:

TITLE I—GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Suppressing forest fires on Indian reservations: For an additional amount for the suppression or emergency prevention of forest fires on or threatening Indian reservations, $30,000, together with $25,000 from funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes of Indians interested.

Compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys for the Chippewa Tribe of Indians, Minnesota (tribal funds): For compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys employed by the Chippewa Tribe of Indians, Minnesota, under a contract or contracts approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $23,400, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, arising under section 7 of the Act entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota", approved January 14, 1889 (25 Stat. 645), and the amount herein appropriated shall be available for compensation earned and expenses incurred during the period covered by said contract or contracts.

Construction and repair: For an additional amount for the construction, repair, or rehabilitation of school, agency, hospital, or other buildings and utilities, including the purchase of furniture, furnishings, and equipment as follows:

Red Lake, Minnesota: School facilities, $107,000, to remain available until completion of the project when the unobligated balance shall

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revert to the Treasury: Provided, That no obligation shall be incurred hereunder unless and until the school district of Beltrami County, Minnesota, shall have deposited into the Treasury to the credit of this appropriation the unobligated balance of the insurance collected on the destroyed Red Lake school plant.

Eastern Cherokees: For the relief of the Eastern Cherokees, as authorized by the bill (S. 4232) entitled "An Act for the relief of the Eastern Cherokees", Seventy-sixth Congress, fiscal year 1941, $1,997.84, without interest and to be in full settlement of all claims of such tribe of Indians against the Government as found to be due by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1906 (202 U.S. 101).

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

National historical parks and monuments: For an additional amount for national historical parks and monuments, including the purchase and installation of Virginia Indian artifacts known as the Wirt Robinson Indian collection, and the construction of an additional wing to the Jamestown Museum, $10,000.

TITLE II—JUDGMENTS AND AUTHORIZED CLAIMS

AUDITED CLAIMS

SEC. 204.

(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 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1938 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 897, Seventy-sixth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Emergency Relief:
For emergency relief, Emergency Conservation Work, Interior, Indians, miscellaneous projects, Indian reservations, $29.19.

Department of the Interior:
For conservation of health among Indians, $5.18.
For Indian school support, $6.80.
For maintenance, irrigation systems, Flathead Reservation, Montana (receipt limitation), $213.36.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $22.

(b) 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 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1938 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 282, Seventy-sixth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

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Emergency Relief:
For emergency relief, Interior, Indians, loans and grants to Indians for rehabilitation, 83 cents.

Department of the Interior:
For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $10.35.
For loans and relief in stricken agricultural areas (transfer from Agriculture to Interior, Indians), $122.82.
For general expenses, Indian Service, $54.45.
For Indian school support, $102.15.
For conservation of health among Indians, $12.57.
For construction, and so forth, irrigation systems, Indian reservations (reimbursable), $5.45.
For improvement and maintenance, irrigation systems, Crow reservations, Montana, $14.08.

Approved, October 9, 1940.


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