INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. V, Laws     (Compiled from December 22, 1927 to June 29, 1938)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.


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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SEVENTY-FIRST CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, 1930-1931
Chap. 19  |  Chap. 23  |  Chap. 64  |  Chap. 68  |  Chap. 70  |  Chap. 101  |  Chap. 102  |  Chap. 104  |  Chap. 111  |  Chap. 117  |  Chap. 124  |  Chap. 125  |  Chap. 162  |  Chap. 164  |  Chap. 169  |  Chap. 170  |  Chap. 171  |  Chap. 173  |  Chap. 174  |  Chap. 175  |  Chap. 177  |  Chap. 178  |  Chap. 179  |  Chap. 185  |  Chap. 187  |  Chap. 188  |  Chap. 231  |  Chap. 265  |  Chap. 267  |  Chap. 269  |  Chap. 271  |  Chap. 280  |  Chap. 281  |  Chap. 341  |  Chap. 369  |  Chap. 374  |  Chap. 377  |  Chap. 401  |  Chap. 413  |  Chap. 414  |  Chap. 416  |  Chap. 438  |  Chap. 493  |  Chap. 494  |  Chap. 497  |  Chap. 503  |  Chap. 507  |  Chap. 522

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Chapter 522
March 4, 1931.  |  [H. R. 17163.] 46 Stat., 1552.

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1931, and June 30, 1932, and for other purposes
Section 1  |  5

Margin Notes
Chap. 522 Second Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1931.
Chap. 522 Department of Agriculture.
Chap. 522 Indian lands. Road construction through unappropriated, etc. Continued available, fiscal year 1932.
Chap. 522 46 Stat., 805, post, 633.
Chap. 522 Department of the Interior.
Chap. 522 Printing and binding.
Chap. 522 Contingent expenses. Deduction from Indian Service.
46 Stat., 281; ante, 145.
Chap. 522 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 522 Indian supplies.
Chap. 522 Suppressing liquor, etc., traffic.
Chap. 522 Agency buildings. Construction, etc., specified buildings.
Chap. 522 Five Civilized Tribes, Okla. Attorneys, etc., for.
Chap. 522 Pueblo Indian lands, N. Mex. Quieting titles in, etc.
43 Stat., 636, vol. 4, 454.
Designated pueblos.
Chap. 522 Uintah, etc., Utes, Utah. Payment to, for certain lands. Ante, 196.
Chap. 522 Indian village, Elko, Nev. Purchase of site for.
Chap. 522 Ante, 189.
Chap. 522 Papago Reservation. Ariz. Addition.
46 Stat., 295; ante, 230.
45 Stat., 207 ; ante, 12.
Chap. 522 Kiowas, etc., Okla. Payment to, from royalty funds.
Chap. 522 44 Stat., 740, vol. 4, 558.
Chap. 522 Sioux Indians. Payment to Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of.
Chap. 522 46 Stat., 876 ; ante, 182.
Chap. 522 Treaty claims.
46 Stat., 795 ; ante, 179.
Chap. 522 Proviso. Payment of shares.
Chap. 522 Indian forests, administration.
Chap. 522 Coolidge Dam, Ariz. Completing construction of.
Chap. 522 43 Stat., 475, vol. 4, 447.
Chap. 522 Balances reappropriated.
46 Stat., 103 ante, 135.
Chap. 522 Power plant, Coolidge Dam. Completing construction.
Chap. 522 45 Stat., 200 ; ante, 8.
Chap. 522 43 Stat., 475, vol. 4, 447.
Chap. 522 Balances available.
46 Stat., 103; ante, 105.
Chap. 522 Irrigation systems. Flathead Reservation, Mont.
Chap. 522 Contracts.
46 Stat., 291; ante, 154.
Chap. 522 Laguna and Acoma Indians, N. Mex. Operating system.
46 Stat., 292 ; ante, 155.
Chap. 522 Uintah Reservation,Utah. Sites for ditch riders. Balance available.
46 Stat., 292 ; ante, 155.
Chap. 522 Middle Rio Grande project, N. Mex.
Chap. 522 45 Stat., 312, 1640; ante, 34, 121.
Chap. 522 46 Stat, 292 ; ante, 155
Chap. 522 Indian schools. Livestock.
46 Stat., 104; ante, 106.
Chap. 522 Ute Mountain Indians, Colo. Water, etc., school buildings.
Chap. 522 Browning, Mont.,School District. Sum from appropriation for Blackfeet School available for construction expenses of.
Chap. 522 46 Stat., 334; ante, 170.
Chap. 522 Frazer, Mont. Cooperative construction of high school.
Chap. 522 Poplar, Mont. Cooperative school construction.
Chap. 522 Sherman Institute, Riverside, Calif.
Chap. 522 Charles H. Burke, Fort Wingate, N. Mex.
Chap. 522 Alaska. Education of natives.
Chap. 522 Shungnak, buildings.
Chap. 522 Education and medical relief. Balances transferred to Indian Affairs Bureau.
46 Stat., 320; ante, 170.
Chap. 522 Indian hospitals, etc. Tacoma, Wash.
Chap. 522 Hopi-Navajo, Winslow, Ariz.
Chap. 522 Chippewas of Minnesota. Red Lake hospital.
Chap. 522 Mission Agency Calif.
Chap. 522 From trust, funds.
Chap. 522 Osages, Okla. Mineral rights litigation, attorneys, etc.
Chap. 522 Ante, 190.
Chap. 522 From tribal funds.
Chap. 522 Old Crossing, Red Lake River, Minn. Monument commemorating signing Indian treaty at. Ante, 189.
Chap. 522 Geological Survey.
Chap. 522 General expenses. Specified projects, payable from topographic surveys fund.
Sec. 1 Brookhart Amendments to Classification Act of 1923, etc.
Sec. 1 Supplemental appropriations under, fiscal year 1931.
Sec. 1 46 Stat., 1003; ante, 181.
U.S.C., supp. IV, p. 25.
Sec. 1 Department of the Interior.
Sec. 1 Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Sec. 5 Audited claims.
Sec. 5 Payment of additional.
Sec. 5 18 Stat., 110.
U.S.C., p. 1022.
Sec. 5 23 Stat., 254.
U.S.C., p. 43.
Sec. 5 Interior Department.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30 1931, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1931, and June 30, 1932, and for other purposes, namely:

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

MISCELLANEOUS

The appropriation of $3,000,000 for roads on unappropriated or unreserved public lands, nontaxable Indian lands, and so forth, contained in the Act entitled “An Act Making supplemental appropriations to provide for emergency construction on certain public works during the remainder of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, with a view to increasing employment ” approved December 20, 1930, is hereby continued available during the fiscal year l932.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

Printing and binding: For an additional amount for printing and binding for the Department of the Interior, fiscal year 1931, $1,500.

Contingent expenses: The amount authorized to be deducted from appropriations for the fiscal year 1931 for the Indian Service and placed to the credit of the appropriation for contingent expenses, Department of the Interior, for the purchase of stationery supplies, is hereby increased from $45,000 to $50,000.

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Purchase and transportation of Indian supplies: For an additional amount for purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, including the same objects specified under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Acts for the following fiscal years:

For 1927, $249.71;

For 1930, $90,000.

Suppressing liquor traffic among Indians: For an additional amount for the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors and deleterious drugs, including peyote, among Indians, fiscal year 1929, $3.75.

Indian agency buildings: For an additional amount, for construction and improvement of Indian agency buildings, as follows: For power plant, Tongue River Agency, Montana, $27,000; for rehabilitation of the water system, Jicarilla Agency, New Mexico, including purchase of necessary equipment, $35,000; for power plant, Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, $32,500; in all, fiscal years 1931 and 1932,$94,500.

Probate attorneys, Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma: For an additional amount for salaries and expenses of such attorneys and other employees as the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, deem necessary in probate matters affecting restricted allottees or their heirs in the Five Civilized Tribes, and in the several tribes of the Quapaw Agency, and for the costs and other necessary expenses incident to suits instituted or conducted by such attorneys, fiscal year 1930, $52.01.

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Compensation to Pueblo Indians of New Mexico: For carrying out the provisions of the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat., p. 636), to quiet title in Pueblo Indian lands, New Mexico, and in settlement for damages for lands and water rights lost to the Indians of the pueblos, as recommended in the respective reports of the Pueblo Lands Board thereon, fiscal year 1931, $52,439.51, as follows: Nambe, supplemental, $11,675; Taos, supplemental, $27,631.85; San Juan, supplemental, $6,985.54; San Ildefonso, supplemental, $6,147.12.

Uintah, White River, and Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians: To carry out the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act authorizing an appropriation for payment to the Uintah, White River, and Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians in the State of Utah for certain lands, and for other purposes,” approved February 13, 1931, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $1,217,221.25.

Indian village, Elko, Nevada: For the purchase of a village site, construction, removal, repair or enlargement of homes, and installation of sewer and water systems, for the use and benefit of Indians near Elko, Nevada, as authorized by and in accordance with the act approved January 31, 1931 (Public Act Numbered 581, Seventy-first Congress), fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $20,000.

Additional land for Papago Reservation, Arizona: For the acquisition of certain privately owned lands, improvements, and equipment for the use of the Papago Indians, Arizona, in accordance with the Act of February 21, 1931, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $165,000 together with the unexpended balance of the appropriation of $9,500 contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1929, for the purchase of land as an addition to the agency reserve of the Papago Indian Reservation, Arizona.

Payment to Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds) : For an additional amount for payment to the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indians, of Oklahoma, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $100,000, payable from the tribal trust fund established by the public resolution approved June 12, 1926 (44 Stat., p. 740) , being a part of the Indians’ share of the money derived from the south half of the Red River in Oklahoma.

Payment to Sisseton and Wahpeton Indians (tribal funds): The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $270,000 with accrued interest thereon, representing the balance of the amount. appropriated to satisfy claims of the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of Sioux Indians by the Act of July 3, 1930 (46 Stat. 876), and to pay the same per capita to Indians found by him to be entitled thereto, in accordance with the requirements of the Act of June 21, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 793) Provided, That shares due or belonging to competent Indians shall be paid in cash, and shares of all other Indians, including minors, shall be deposited to their individual credit and be subject to existing regulations governing individual Indian moneys.

Administration of Indian forests: For an additional amount for the administration of Indian forests, including the same objects specified under this head in the Act making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year 1931, $50,000.

Coolidge Dam across Canyon of Gila River, Arizona (reimbursable): For an additional amount for completing construction of the Coolidge Dam across the canyon of the Gila River near San Carlos,

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Arizona, as authorized by the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat., p. 475), and under the terms and conditions of, and reimbursable as provided in said Act, as supplemented or amended, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $27,000, together with any unexpended balances of appopriations heretofore made for this purpose, which are hereby continued available until June 30, 1932.

Power plant, Coolidge Dam, San Carlos Reservation (reimbursable): For completing construction of a power plant for development of electrical power at the Coolidge Dam as an incident to the use of the Coolidge Reservoir authorized by the Act of Congress approved March 7, 1928 (45 Stat., p. 200), and under the terms and conditions of, and reimbursable as provided in, the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat., 475), as supplemented and amended, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, 6,000, together with the unexpended balances of appropriations heretofore made for this purpose, which are hereby continued available until June 30, 1932.

Irrigation systems, Flathead Reservation, Montana (reimbursable) : For an additional amount for the construction and/or purchase of a, power distributing system for the use of the Flathead irrigation project, Montana, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $200,000, in lieu of the contract authorizations of $200,000 .for this purpose contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Acts for the fiscal years 1931 and 1932.

Improvement, maintenance, and operation, irrigation system, Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico (reimbursable): For an additional amount for improvement, operation, and maintenance of the irrigation system for the Laguna and Acoma Indians in New Mexico, including reconstruction of the Acoma diversion dam, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $11,000, reimbursable by the Indians benefited, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

Irrigation system, Uintah Reservation, Utah (tribal funds): The unexpended balance of the appropriation, contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1931, for the purchase of four sites and the construction of cottages thereon for use of ditch riders employed by the Uintah Indian irrigation project, is hereby continued available for the same purpose until June 30, 1932.

Middle Rio Grande conservancy district, New Mexico (reimbursable): For payment to the Middle Rio Grande conservancy district in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to execute an agreement with the Middle Rio Grande conservancy district providing for conservation, irrigation, drainage, and flood control for the Pueblo Indian lands in the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, and for other purposes,” approved March 13, 1928 (45 Stat., p; 312), fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $125,000, reimbursable as provided in such Act.

Support of Indian schools, livestock: The unexpended balance of the appropriation of $150,000 for livestock, fiscal years 1930 and 1931, contained in the First Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1930 (46 Stat., p.104 ), is hereby continued available until June 30, 1932.

Indian school buildings: Ute Mountain School, Colorado: For water supply, including purchase of necessary equipment, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $15,000.

Browning School District, Montana : The appropriation of $15,000 contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1932, for completing the Blackfeet Boarding School, Montana, is hereby made available for reimbursing Browning School District Numbered 9, Glacier County, Montana, for expenditures made, in the

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extension and betterment of the public high-school building at Browning, Montana, on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, under authorization of the Act of May 15, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 334).

Frazer, Montana, School District Numbered 2: For cooperation with School District Numbered 2, Frazer, Montana, in construction of a public high-school building at that place as authorized by Public Law, 652, Seventy-first Congress, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $25,000.

Poplar, Montana, School District Numbered 9: For cooperation with School District Numbered 9, Poplar, Montana, in extension and betterment of the public high-school building at that place as authorized by Public Law, 657, Seventy-first Congress, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $50,000.

Sherman Institute, Riverside, California: For dairy sheds, milk house and equipment, $16,000; for construction and repair of sidewalks and curbing abutting the institute grounds, $9,000; in all, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $25,000.

Charles H. Burke School, Fort Wingate, New Mexico: For repairs and improvements to heating system, including purchase and installation of stokers and water-softening equipment, fiscal years 1931 and 1932 $30,000.

Education of natives of Alaska: For an additional amount for purchase or erection of buildings, to provide for the erection of a school building at Nome, Alaska, at a total cost of not to exceed $20,000, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $10,000.

For an additional amount for purchase and erection of buildings, to provide for the construction of a school building and teacherage at Shungnak; Alaska, including necessary equipment, supplies, and freight therefor, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $15,000.

The unexpended balances of appropriations made for the fiscal year 1931 for education and medical relief of the natives in Alaska may be transferred from the Office of Education to the Bureau of Indian Affairs at such time as the Secretary of the Interior may determine.

Tacoma Hospital, Washington: For improvement of water supply, $21,000; for completing central heating plant, $6,500; in all, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $27,500.

Hopi-Navajo Sanatorium, Winslow, Arizona: For construction and equipment of a sanatorium, including quarters for employees, at Winslow, Arizona, on a site to be approved by the Secretary of the interior and furnished to the United States free of cost, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $150,000.

Support of hospitals, Chippewas of Minnesota (tribal funds): For an additional amount for the support of the Red Lake Hospital, Minnesota, including repairs, and the construction and equipment of quarters for employees, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $25,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the Red Lake Indians.

Support of Indians and administration of Indian property: For an additional amount for general support of Indians and administration of Indian property, including pay of employees, fiscal year 1932, $75,000.

Support of Indians and administration of Indian property (tribal funds): For an additional amount for general support of Indians and administration of Indian property under the jurisdiction of the Mission Agency, California, to be paid from funds held by the United States in trust for the Indians of this jurisdiction, fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $4,000.

Fees and expenses, litigation involving Osage mineral rights, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For attorney fees and all. other expenses in

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connection with litigation involving the validity of Acts of Congress relating to ownership of mineral rights in and to lands within the Osage Nation, Oklahoma, as authorized by and in accordance with the Act approved January 31, 1931 (Public Act Numbered 583, Seventy- first Congress), fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $25,000, payable from funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of the Osage Tribe of Indians.

Monument at Old Crossing, Minnesota: For the erection of a monument and historical tablets at the site known as Old Crossing, Minnesota, to commemorate the signing of the treaty of October 2, 1863, between the United States and the Chippewa Indians, as authorized by and in accordance with the provisions of the Act approved January 31, 1931 (Public Act Numbered 577, Seventy-first Congress), fiscal years 1931 and 1932, $5,000.

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

General expenses: The. appropriation of $744,000 for topographic surveys contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1931 is hereby made available for the following purposes, during the fiscal years mentioned, in not to exceed the amounts stated: For gauging streams, fiscal year 1931, $55,000; for enforcement of the mineral leasing acts, fiscal year 1931, $20,000; for supervising mining operations on leased Indian lands, fiscal year 1931, $5,000.

TITLE II-SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS UNDER THE ACT OF JULY 3, 1930, AMENDING THE CLASSIFICATION ACT OF 1923, AS AMENDED

SECTION 1.

Supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, on account of the enactment of the Act of July 3, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 1003-1005), amending the Classification Act: of 1923, as amended, to be added to and become a part of the appropriations available during such fiscal year under the following appropriation titles, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

For “Salaries, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1931,” $3,660.

For “Determining Heirs of Deceased Indian Allottees, 1931,” $1,000.

For “Irrigation, Indian Reservations (reimbursable), 1931,” $460.

For “Indian Schools: Support, 1931,” $1,590.

“Indian Boarding Schools, 1931:” Fort Mojave, Arizona, $100; Phoenix, Arizona, $200; Truxton Canyon, Arizona, $60; Sherman’ Institute, Riverside, California, $560; Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, $180; Pipestone, Minnesota, $100; Genoa, Nebraska, $60; Carson City, Nevada, $120; Albuquerque, New Mexico, $200; Santa Fe, New Mexico, $100; Bismarck, North Dakota, $60; Chilocco, Oklahoma, $380; Euchee, Oklahoma, $60; Eufaula, Oklahoma,, $60; in all, $2,240.

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For “Conservation of Health Among Indians, 1931,” $1,110.

For “Support of Indians and Administration of Indian Property, 1931,” $1,720.

Total, Bureau of Indian Affairs, $11,780.

AUDITED CLAIMS

SEC. 5.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (U. S. C., title 31, sec. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1928 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act, of July 7, 1884 (U. S. C., title 5, sec. 266), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 281, Seventy-first Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

For relieving distress and prevention, and so forth, of diseases among Indians, $45.

Approved, March 4, 1931.


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