Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 179||Choctaw and Chickasaw town-site fund.|
|Chap. 179||Payments of amounts due deceased persons from, to their heirs.
33 Stat., 571, amended, vol. 3, 108.
|Chap. 179||Ascertainment of heirs.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 3 of the Act approved April 28, 1904, entitled "An Act authorizing the payment of the Choctaw and Chickasaw town-site fund, and for other purposes," be and is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
"SEC. 3. That if any person whose name appears upon the rolls as herein provided shall have died subsequent to the 25th day of September, 1902, and before receiving his pro-rata share of the accumulated town-site fund, the money to which such person would have been entitled, if living, shall be distributed and paid direct to his heirs, according to the laws of descent and distributions, as provided in chapter 49 of Mansfields’ Digest of the Statutes of Arkansas, said heirs to be ascertained and determined by the Secretary of the Interior, under such rules as said Secretary may prescribe, and his decision therein, so far as distribution of tribal funds is concerned, shall be final and conclusive."
Approved, May 24, 1924.