Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 533||Fort Peck Indian Reservations, Mont.
Homestead settlers allowed further time for installment payments.
41 Stat., 365; ante, 233.
|Chap. 533||Proviso. Lands forfeited if payments not made.|
|Sec. 2||Arrears from persons who have abandoned residence, etc., to be paid.
Provisos. Interest on delinquencies.
|Sec. 2||Lands forfeited if payments not made.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all persons who have made homestead entries, being actual settlers within the boundries of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation are hereby granted an extension of time for payment of one‐half the amount, including principal and interest due and unpaid on their homestead entries until the 1st day of November, 1925, and for payment of the other half until the 1st day of November, 1926; all such amounts to bear interest until the payment dates, at 5 per centum per annum: Provided, That upon failure to make complete payment of either installment by any such persons the entry shall be canceled and the land revert to the status of other tribal lands of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.
All such persons who have abandoned residence on and cultivation of their entries and who are in arrears in any amounts are hereby required to make payment in full of both principal and interest on or before the 1st day of November, 1925: Provided, That all delinquent amounts of both principal and interest shall draw interest at the rate of 5 per centum per annum until paid: Provided further, That upon failure to make full and complete payment of both principal and interest on or before the 1st day of November, 1925, said entry or entries shall thereupon be canceled, and the land revert to the status of other tribal lands of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.1
Approved, March 4, 1925.