Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 494||Eastern Band of Cherokee Indiana, N. C. Former Act respecting closing affairs of, etc., amended.|
|Chap. 494||43 Stat., 376, amended, vol. 4, 422.
Roll as of June 4, 1924, declared final roll.
|Chap. 494||Provisos. Persons with small degree of Eastern Cherokee blood.|
|Chap. 494||Allotments in severalty suspended.|
|Sec. 2||Conflicting laws, etc. repealed.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the final roll of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina directed to be prepared by the Act of June 4, 1924 (43 Stat.L. 376), is hereby declared to be a final roll of said Indians only for the purpose of showing the membership of said band as it existed on the 4th day of June, 1924: Provided, That thereafter no person of less than one-sixteenth degree of said Eastern Cherokee Indian blood shall be recognized as entitled to any rights with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians except by inheritance from a deceased member or members Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to defer the work of making allotments in severalty to the enrolled members of said band as provided for in said Act until otherwise directed by Congress.
That all Acts or parts of Acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
Approved, March 4, 1931.