Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 147||Contracts with States, etc., for the welfare of Indians.|
|Chap. 147||Federal expense.|
|Sec. 2||Existing facilities to be utilized.|
|Sec. 3||Rules, including minimum standards of service, to be established.|
|Sec. 3||Proviso. Rating.|
|Sec. 4||Annual report to Congress.|
|Sec. 5||Not applicable to Oklahoma.|
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, in his discretion, to enter into a contract or contracts with any State or Territory having legal authority so to do, for the education, medical attention, agricultural assistance, and social welfare, including relief of distress, of Indians in such State or Territory, through the qualified agencies of such State or Territory, and to expend under such contract or contracts moneys appropriated by Congress for the education, medical attention, agricultural assistance, and social welfare, including relief of distress, of Indians in such State.
That the Secretary of the Interior, in making any contract herein authorized with any State or Territory, may permit such State or Territory to utilize for the purpose of this Act, existing school buildings, hospitals, and other facilities, and all equipment therein or appertaining thereto, including livestock and other personal property owned by the Government, under such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon for their use and maintenance.
That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to perform any and all acts and to make such rules and regulations, including minimum standards of service, as may be necessary and proper for the purpose of carrying the provisions of this Act into effect: Provided, That such minimum standards of service are not less than the highest maintained by the States or Territories with which said contract or contracts, as herein provided, are executed.
That the Secretary of the Interior shall report annually to the Congress any contract or contracts made under the provisions of this Act, and the moneys expended thereunder.
That the provisions of this Act shall not apply to the State of Oklahoma.
Approved, April 16, 1934.