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 757
August 25, 1937.  | [H. R. 8245.] 50 Stat., 755

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, and for other purposes
Section 4

Margin Notes
Chap. 757 Third Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1937.
Chap. 757 Interior Department.
Chap. 757 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 757 Pawnee Agency, Okla., sewers.
Chap. 757 Supplies, purchase and transportation. Balance, 1938 Act made available for fiscal year 1935.
49 Stat., 181; ante, 407.
Chap. 757 Vehicles; limitation on expenditure increased.
49 Stat., 1764; ante, 480.
Chap. 757 Santa Rosa Band of Mission Indians, Calif., land acquisition.
Ante, 512.
Chap. 757 Sioux Indians of Pine Ridge Reservation, S. Dak. Payment to.
Chap. 757 Ante, 518.
Chap. 757 Fort Peck, Mont., irrigation system.
Chap. 757 Middle Rio Grande Conservancy district N. Mex., expenses.
Chap. 757 Reclamation Bureau.
Chap. 757 Commission to investigate reclamation projects, expenses.
Ante, 547.
Chap. 757 Proviso. Availability.
Sec. 4 Audited claims.
Sec. 4 Payment of.
Sec. 4 18 Stat.,110. 31 U.S.C. § 713.
Sec. 4 23 Stat., 254. 5 U.S.C. § 266.
Sec. 4 Department of the Interior.
Sec. 4 Additional audited claims.
Sec. 4 18 Stat., 110. 31 U.S.C. § 713.
Sec. 4 23 Stat., 254. 5 U.S.C. § 266.
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 30,1937, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, and for other purposes, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Indian agency buildings: For improvement of the sewer system, Pawnee Agency, Oklahoma, fiscal year 1938, $15,000.

Purchase and transportation of Indian supplies: Not to exceed $30,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropriation under this head contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1936 is hereby made available for the same purpose for the fiscal year 1935.

Vehicles, Indian Service: The limitation of $160,000 on the amount of applicable appropriations for the Bureau of Indian Affairs contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1937, that may be expended for the purchase and exchange of motor-propelled, passenger-carrying vehicles for the use of employees in the Indian field service, including the transportation of Indian school pupils, is hereby increased to $185,000.

Santa Rosa Band of Indians, California: For the acquisition of land for the use and benefit of the Santa Rosa Band of Mission Indians in California, as authorized by the Act of April 17, 1937, fiscal year 1938, $500.

Payment to Sioux Indians for failure to receive allotments: For payment to various Sioux Indians of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, or their heirs, on account of allotments of land to which they were entitled but did not receive, and for compensation of attorneys for services performed, all as authorized by the Act of June 29, 1937, fiscal year 1938, $79,038, to remain available until expended.

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Fort Peck, Montana, irrigation system: For continuing the construction of the irrigation system, Fort Peck Reservation, Montana, including the purchase or rental of equipment, tools, and appliances and the acquisition of rights-of-way and payment of damages when necessary, fiscal year 1938, $100,000, reimbursable.

Maintenance assessments, Indian lands, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, New Mexico: For operation and maintenance assessments on newly reclaimed Indian lands within the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, New Mexico, fiscal year 1935, $12,570, or so much thereof as may be necessary, reimbursable.

BUREAU OF RECLAMATION

Commission to investigate reclamation projects: For expenses and all necessary disbursements, including salaries, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, of the Commission authorized by the Act entitled "An Act to create a commission and to extend further relief to water users on United States reclamation projects and on Indian irrigation projects", fiscal year 1938, $30,000: Provided, That such sum shall not become available unless and until the aforesaid legislation is enacted into law.

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 permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1934 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 315, Seventy-fifth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior:

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $117.37.
For Indian school support, $1,004.60.
For industry among Indians, $169.80.
For conservation of health among Indians, $86.17.
For Indian boarding schools, $532.55.
For obtaining employment for Indians, $108.71.
For fulfilling treaties with Sioux of different tribes, including Santee Sioux of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $3.86.
For education of natives of Alaska, $21.93.
For Indian agency buildings, $448.50.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $33.23.
For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $3.30.
For Emergency Conservation Fund (transfer from War to Interior, Indians, Act March 31, 1933), $48.
For salaries, Bureau of Indian Affairs, $242.77.

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(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 1935 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 107, Seventy-fifth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $15.39.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $36.91.
For fulfilling treaties with Sioux of different tribes, including Santee Sioux of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $9.78.
For education, Sioux Nation, $573.30.
For conservation of health among Indians, $99.82.
For loans and relief in stricken agricultural areas (transfer from Agriculture to Interior, Indians), $4.21.
For Emergency Conservation Fund (transfer from War to Interior, Indians, Act June 19,1934), $1,294.20.
For Indian service supply fund, $91.25.

Approved, August 25, 1937.


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