Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 662||Sioux Indians.
Allowances of articles or commutation to all allottees under Act of May 29, 1908.
25 Stat., 894, vol. 1, 335.
29 Stat., 334, vol. 1, 598.
35 Stat., 451, vol. 3, 364.
|Chap. 662||Restricted on one allowance to a person, etc.|
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 is hereby, directed to continue the allowance of the articles enumerated in section 17 of the Act of March 2, 1889 (Twenty-fifth Statutes at Large, page 894), or their commuted cash value under the Act of June 10,1896 (Twenty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 334), to all Sioux Indians who shall have taken or may hereafter take allotments of land in severalty under section 19 of the Act of May 29,1908 (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page 451), and who have the prescribed status of the head of a family or single person over the age of eighteen years, and his approval shall be final and conclusive, claims therefor to be paid as formerly from the permanent appropriation made by said section 17 and carried on the books of the Treasury for this purpose. No person shall receive more than one allowance of the benefits, and application must be made, and approved during the lifetime of the allottee or the right shall lapse.1
Approved, May 21, 1928.