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-FOURTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1936
Chap. 7 | Chap. 44 | Chap. 49 | Chap. 50 | Chap. 138 | Chap. 156 | Chap. 215 | Chap. 254 | Chap. 340 | Chap. 390 | Chap. 391 | Chap. 392 | Chap. 394 | Chap. 398 | Chap. 405 | Chap. 489 | Chap. 490 | Chap. 491 | Chap. 492 | Chap. 582 | Chap. 593 | Chap. 622 | Chap. 624 | Chap. 627 | Chap. 649 | Chap. 650 | Chap. 689 | Chap. 691 | Chap. 692 | Chap. 698 | Chap. 714 | Chap. 831 | Chap. 851

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Chapter 689
June 22, 1936. | [H.R. 12624.] 49 Stat., 1597.

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1936, and June 30, 1937, and for other purposes
Section 4

Margin Notes
Chap. 689 First Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1936.
Chap. 689 Interior Department.
Chap. 689 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 689 Agency buildings.
Chap. 689 Adjustment of claims of certain Sioux Indians.
Chap. 689 Proviso. Amounts placed to credit of Superintendent of Standing Rock Reservation.
Chap. 689 Supervising mining operations. Transfer to Geological Survey.
49 Stat., 184; ante, 409.
Chap. 689 Crow Reservation, Mont., irrigation systems.
Chap. 689 Indian irrigation systems, construction, operation, etc.
Chap. 689 Reappropriation.
Chap. 689 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 389.
Chap. 689 Support of Indian schools. Indians in public schools.
49 Stat., 189; ante, 414.
Chap. 689 Proviso. Formal contracts not required.
R.S., sec. 3744, p. 738; U.S.C., p. 1805.
Chap. 689 General support and administration.
Chap. 689 49 Stat., 194; ante, 416.
Chap. 689 Menominee Indiana, Wis. Keshena Agency.
Chap. 689 Indian boarding schools. Sequoyah Orphan Training School, Okla. Balance available.
49 Stat., 191; ante, 415.
Chap. 689 Jones Academy, Okla.
Chap. 689 Wichita, etc., Indians, Okla. Allowance to attorneys in claims. Sum reappropriated.
45 Stat., 1641; ante, 122.
Further sum authorized.
Chap. 689 Delegates’ expenses to Washington.
Chap. 689 Confederated Bands of Utes. Uintah and Ouray agency, general counsel.
Chap. 689 Mrs. Earl H. Smith. Payment to.
Chap. 689 49 Stat., 2246; post, 502.
Chap. 689 Annette Islands Reserve, Alaska. Reappropriation.
Chap. 689 48 Stat., 1227; ante, 387.
Sec. 4 Audited claims.
Sec. 4 Payment of.
Sec. 4 18 Stat., 110. U.S.C., p. 1410.
Sec. 4 23 Stat., 254. U.S.C., p. 59.
Sec. 4 Department of the Interior.
Sec. 4 Additional audited claims. Payment of.
Sec. 4 18 stat., 110. U.S.C., p. 1410.
Sec. 4 U.S.C., p. 59.
Sec. 4 Department of the Interior.

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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, 1936, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1936, and June 30, 1937, and for other purposes, namely:

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Indian Agency Buildings: For an additional amount for lease, purchase, repair and improvement of agency buildings, exclusive of hospital buildings, including the purchase of necessary lands and the installation, repair and improvement of heating, lighting, power, anal sewerage and water systems in connection therewith, fiscal year 1937, $85,000.

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Adjustment of claims of certain Sioux Indians: For additional amounts in the following appropriations to adjust errors in the disbursing accounts of James B. Kitch, former superintendent of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota: Purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, fiscal year 1917, $5.35; education, Sioux Nation, fiscal year 1918, $646.50; industrial work and care of timber, fiscal year 1918, $130; suppressing contagious diseases among livestock of Indians, fiscal year 1918, $20.69 Indian school and agency buildings, fiscal year 1918, $103.97; education, Sioux Nation, fiscal year 1919, $603.91; suppressing contagious diseases among livestock of Indians, fiscal year 1919, $4; increased compensation Indian Service, fiscal year 1920, $1,211.77; Indian school and agency buildings, fiscal year 1920, $234.28; in all, $2,960.47: Provided, That the foregoing amounts shall be placed to the credit of the Superintendent of the Standing Rock Reservation to restore a depleted balance in the fund “Special deposits, sale of reimbursable stock”, due to the use of said fund for the benefit of the above-listed appropriations, and for the purpose of making available a sufficient amount to permit payment of claims of individual Sioux Indians of the Standing Rock Reservation, against said fund.

Supervising mining operations on leased Indian lands: For an additional amount for transfer to the Geological Survey for expenditures to be made in inspecting mines, examining mineral deposits on Indian lands and in supervising mineral operations on restricted tribal and allotted Indian lands, fiscal years 1936 and 1937, $7,500.

Maintenance and operation, irrigation systems, Crow Reservation, Montana (reimbursable): For an additional amount for maintenance and operation of irrigation systems on the Crow Reservation, Montana, fiscal year 1933, $8.08 (reimbursable).

Construction, Operation and Maintenance, Indian Irrigation Systems: The unexpended balances of such appropriations for construction, operation and maintenance (including power revenues) of irrigation projects on Indian reservations as were repealed by Section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934, are hereby made available for obligations incurred against such appropriations prior to July 1, 1935, and any remaining unobligated balances of such repealed appropriations shall be added to and become a part of the receipts accruing from each project during the fiscal year 1936.

Indian schools, support: For an additional amount for the support of Indian schools not otherwise provided for, including tuition for Indian pupils attending public schools, fiscal year 1936, $74,000: Provided, That formal contracts shall not be required for compliance with section 3744 of the Revised Statutes (U.S.C., title 41, sec. 16), for payment of tuition of Indian children attending public schools.

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 authorized by continuing or permanent treaty provisions, fiscal year 1936, $75,000.

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 authorized by continuing or permanent treaty provisions, fiscal year 1937, $11,500.

Support of Indians and administration of Indian property (tribal funds): Appropriations from tribal funds of the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin, fiscal years 1935, 1936, and 1937, for general support of Indians and administration of Indian property (Keshena Agency),

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are hereby made available for hospitalization of Indians under contracts for such service for such fiscal years, and the Comptroller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to allow credit in the accounts of disbursing agents of the United States for payments heretofore made on this account.

Indian Boarding Schools (Sequoyah, Oklahoma): The unexpended balance of the appropriation of $24,000 contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1936, for enlarging the hospital (including purchase of necessary equipment) at the Sequoyah Orphan Training School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, is hereby continued available for the same purpose until June 30, 1937.

Indian boarding schools: For dairy barn, hay shed, and milk house, Jones Academy, Oklahoma, fiscal year 1937, $10,000.

Expenses of attorneys, Wichita and affiliated bands of Indians of Oklahoma (tribal funds): In addition to the $2,000 authorized to be used by the Second Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1929, approved March 4, 1929 (45 Stat., p. 1640), the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to expend the further sum of $500, or so much thereof as may be necessary, from the tribal funds of the Wichita and affiliated bands of Indians of Oklahoma in the Treasury of the United States, upon proper vouchers to be approved by him, for costs and expenses already incurred and those to be incurred by their duly authorized attorneys in the prosecution of the claims of said Indians now pending in the Court of Claims, including expenses of not exceeding two delegates from said bands of Indians, to be designated by the business committee representing all said bands, who may be called to Washington from time to time with the permission of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on business connected with said claims, the additional amount herein authorized to remain available until expended.

For pay of General Counsel, Confederated Bands of Ute Indians in the Uintah and Ouray agency, Utah (tribal funds): The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to expend the sum of $3,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary, from the tribal funds of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians of the Uintah and Ouray agency, Utah, in the Treasury of the United States, upon proper vouchers approved by him, for services rendered by general counsel under a contract approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of the Interior.

Payment to Mrs. Earl H. Smith: For payment to Mrs. Earl H. Smith, administratrix of the estate of Earl H. Smith, as authorized by the act of April 10, 1936 (Private, 448, 74th Cong.) fiscal year 1937, $504.41.

Expenses, Annette Islands Reserve, Alaska (Receipt Limitation): The unexpended balance of the appropriation "Annette Islands Reserve, Alaska, fund from leases", which appropriation was repealed by Section 4 (b6) of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934, is hereby made available for obligations incurred against such appropriation prior to July 1, 1935, and any unobligated balance of such repealed appropriation shall be added to and become a part of the receipts accruing during the fiscal year 1936.

AUDITED CLAIMS

SEC. 4.

(a) 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

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permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1933 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 House Document Numbered 466, Seventy-fourth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior: For general expenses, Indian Service, $30.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $49.51.
For Coolidge Dam across canyon of Gila River, near San Carlos, Arizona (reimbursable), $25.
For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $75.26.
For conservation of health among Indians, $76.
For pay of judges, Indian courts, $10.66.

(b) 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 1933 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 222, Seventy-fourth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior: For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $5.40.
For suppressing liquor traffic among Indians $146.48.
For reclaiming lands, Lummi Reservation, Washington (reimbursable), $15.72.

Approved, June 22, 1936.


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