Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 811||Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Mont.
Sale or lease of reserved agency, etc., lands with consent of the Indians.
44 Stat., 1402, vol. 4, 944.
|Chap. 811||Provisos. Subject to determination of Secretary of the Interior.|
|Chap. 811||Mineral rights reserved.|
|Chap. 811||Proceeds to credit of “Fort Peck 4 per cent fund.”|
35 Stat., 563, vol. 3, 377.
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 is hereby authorized to lease or sell any of the tribal lands on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana, the lands that were reserved and title thereto reinvested in the Indians by the Act of March 3, 1927 (Forty-fourth Statutes at Large, page 1402), and now reserved for agency, schools, and other purposes, upon such term and conditions as he may prescribe with the consent and approval of the Indians through the general council of the Fort Peck Indians in the State of Montana at general council meeting when duly called and assembled: Provided, That no part of said tribal lands shall be sold until the Secretary of the Interior shall determine that said lands are no longer required for such purposes with the consent and approval of the said general council, and in case of the sale of said tribal lands the mineral rights, including oil, gas, and other minerals, shall be reserved to the Fort Peck Indians: Provided further, That the proceeds derived from the sale or lease of said tribal lands shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Fort Peck Indians under the title of “Fort Peck 4 per cent fund,” and shall be subject to disposition under the Act of May 30, 1908 (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page 558).
Approved, May 28, 1928.