Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap.||Crow Indians, Mont. Retainer allowed for counsel from tribal funds.|
|Chap.||44 Stat., 808; ante, 900.|
|Chap.||Proviso. Mode of payment.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be and he hereby is, authorized to expend, out of the funds
now standing to the credit of the Crow Nation of Indians of Montana in the Treasury of the United States, a sum of not to exceed $5,000 as a retainer to attorneys employed by the Crow Indians under contract as provided by law: Provided, That not more than $2,500 of said sum of $5,000 shall be paid to counsel upon the approval of their contract for employment, and that the remainder shall be paid to them only when the Secretary of the Interior is satisfied the services in the value of $5,000 have been rendered by them in behalf of the Indians.
Approved, December 15, 1926.