Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 279||Colorado River Indian Reservation, Ariz.|
|Chap. 279||Expenditure of tribal funds for general support of, authorized.|
|Chap. 279||Proviso. Availability limited.|
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, authorized to use not to exceed $25,000 from tribal funds on deposit to the Indians of the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, for the construction of homes for individual members of the tribe, the purchase for sale to them of seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, building material, and other equipment and supplies, and for advances to old, disabled, or indigent Indians for their support, and Indians having irrigable allotments to assist them in the development and cultivation thereof: Provided, That expenditures for the purposes above set forth shall be limited to the fiscal years 1932 and 1933 and such expenditures shall be made under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for repayment to the United States for deposit to the credit of the Colorado River Indian tribal funds on or before June 30, 1938, except in the case of loans on irrigable lands for permanent improvement of said lands in which the period for repayment may run for not exceeding twenty years, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, and advances to old, disabled, or indigent Indians for their support, such advances to remain a charge and lien against their lands until paid.
Approved, June 27, 1932.