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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Chapter 284
June 28, 1932. | [S. 4511.] 47 Stat., 336.

An Act To amend sections 328 and 329 of the United States Criminal Code of 1910 and sections 548 and 549 of the United States Code of 1926.

Margin Notes
Chap. 284 Indians committing crimes against the person or property of another Indian, etc.
Chap. 284 35 Stat., 1151, vol. 3, 423. U. S. C., p. 504, amended.
Chap. 284 List of crimes modified.
Chap. 284 Provisos. Imprisonment for rape.
Chap. 284 Offense defined.
Chap. 284 Prosecutions in South Dakota.
32 Stat. 793, amended, vol. 3, 6. U. S. C., p. 504.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 328 of the United States Criminal Code of 1910 and section 548 of title 18 of the United States Code of 1926 are hereby amended to read as follows:

"All Indians committing against the person or property of another Indian or other person any of the following crimes, namely, murder, manslaughter, rape, incest, assault with intent to kill, assault with a dangerous weapon, arson, burglary, robbery, and larceny on and within any Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the United States Government, including rights of way running through the reservation, shall be subject to the same laws, tried in the same courts, and in the same manner, and be subject to the same penalties as are all other persons committing any of the above crimes within the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States: Provided, That any Indian who commits the crime of rape upon any female Indian within the limits of any Indian reservation shall be imprisoned at the discretion of the court: Provided further, That as herein used the offense rape shall be defined in accordance with the laws of the State in which the offense was committed.

"The foregoing shall extend to prosecutions of Indians in South Dakota under section 329 of the United States Criminal Code of 1910 and section 549 of title 18 of the United States Code of 1926."

Approved, June 28. 1932.


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