INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF THE FIFTY-NINTH CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION, 1906.

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Concurrent Resolutions

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Colville Indian Reservation. Sale of unallotted lands of. Correction of enrollment.
    Mar. 8, 1906.
Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indian Reservations, Okla. Return of bill opening portion of, for settlement, requested.
    Mar. 26, 1906.
Five Civilized Tribes. Final disposition of affairs of. Enrollment corrected.
    Apr. 19, 1906.
Columbia Indian Reservation. Return of bill ratifying, etc., soldiers’ additional homestead entries in, requested.
    June 25, 1906.
Five Civilized Tribes. Topical index of twelve Annual Reports of Commission to, ordered printed. Distribution.
    June 28, 1906.

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Concurrent Resolutions
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COLVILLE INDIAN RESERVATION.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Secretary of the Senate be authorized, in the enrollment of the bill (S. 4229) “To authorize the sale and disposition of surplus or unallotted lands of the diminished Colville Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, and for other purposes,” to change the words

Passed March 8, 1906.

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“section seven” to “section six” where they occur in line 40, page 3, of the enrolled bill.


KIOWA, COMANCHE, AND APACHE INDIAN RESERVATIONS, OKLA.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the President be, and hereby is, requested to return to the House the bill (H. R. 431) “To open for settlement five hundred and five thousand acres of land in the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indian Reservations, in Oklahoma Territory.”

Passed March 26, 1906.


FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That in the enrollment of the bill (H. R. 5976) “An act to provide for the final disposition of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes in the Indian Territory, and for other purposes,” the Clerk be directed to restore to the bill the part proposed to be stricken out in the amendment of the Senate numbered twenty-six, and to insert the following: On page nine, line three, after the word “retaining” the words tribal educational officers, subject to dismissal by the Secretary of the Interior, and

Restore to the bill the part proposed to be stricken out in the amendment of the Senate numbered twenty-seven, and to insert in said amendment the following: On page eleven, line eight, after the word “five” the words and all such taxes levied and collected after the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred and five, shall be refunded.

After the word “shall” on page eleven, line sixteen, insert: willfully and fraudulently. After the word “punished” on page eleven, line twenty-one, insert: by a fine of not exceeding five thousand dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding five years, or by both such fine and imprisonment,

In lieu of the matter proposed to be stricken out in the amendment of the Senate numbered forty-one, insert in lieu thereof the following:
The Secretary of the Interior shall take possession of all buildings now or heretofore used for governmental, school, and other tribal purposes, together with the furniture therein and the land appertaining thereto, and appraise and sell the same at such time and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, and deposit the proceeds, less expenses incident to the appraisement and sale, in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the respective tribes: Provided,

Passed April 19, 1906.


COLUMBIA INDIAN RESERVATION, WASH.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, requested to return to the House of Representatives (H. R. 18668) “An act ratifying and confirming soldiers’ additional homestead entries heretofore made and allowed upon lands embraced in what was formerly the Columbia Indian Reservation in the State of Washington.”

Passed June 25, 1906.

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FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That there be printed one thousand copies of the “Topical index to the twelve Annual Reports of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes to the Secretary of the Interior;” two hundred copies for the use of the Senate, four hundred copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and four hundred copies for the use of the Department of the Interior.

Passed June 28, 1906.


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