INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. VI, Laws     (Compiled from February 10, 1939 to January 13, 1971)

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, 1940-1941.
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Chapter 437
June 27, 1940 [H. R. 10404] |  [Public, No. 668] 54 Stat. 628

AN ACT
Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1940, and June 30, 1941, and for other purposes.
Section 204

Margin Notes
Chap. 437 Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1940.
Chap. 437 642
Chap. 437 Purchase, etc., of Indian supplies.
Chap. 437 Wind River Reservation, Wyo. Purchase of land.
25 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 573.
Chap. 437 25 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 576.
Chap. 437 Construction and repair, Alaska.
Chap. 437 53 Stat. 711.
Chap. 437 Quinaielt Reservation, Wash., attorneys.
Chap. 437 Ante, p. 48.
Chap. 437 Osage Indians, Okla., attorneys.
Chap. 437 Menominee Indians in Wisconsin. Per capita payments.
Chap. 437 Provisos. In lieu of timber payments.
Chap. 437 Reimbursement.
Chap. 437 643
Chap. 437 656
Sec. 2 658
Sec. 2 Payment.
Sec. 2 18 Stat. 110.
Sec. 2 23 Stat. 254.
Sec. 2 659
Sec. 2 660
Sec. 2 662
Sec. 2 663
Sec. 2 664
Sec. 2 Payment of designated claims.
Sec. 2 18 Stat. 110.
Sec. 2 23 Stat. 254.
Sec. 2 665

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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, 1940, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1940, and June 30, 1941, and for purposes, namely:

TITLE I—GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Purchase and transportation of Indian supplies: For additional amounts for expenses of purchase and transportation of goods and supplies for the Indian Service for the following fiscal years:
For 1936, $1,500;
For 1937, $600;
For 1938, $30,000;
For 1939, $160,000.

Purchase of land, Wind River Reservation, Wyoming (tribal funds): Not to exceed $150,000 of the amount authorized by section 3 of the Act of July 27, 1939 (53 Stat. 1130), to be expended from the tribal funds of the Shoshone Indians, Wyoming, is hereby made available for the purchase within Hot Springs County, Wyoming, of lands or interests therein, together with improvements thereon, including water rights or surface rights to lands, located outside the ceded portion of the Wind River Reservation but adjacent thereto, and owned by holders of grazing permits covering undisposed of surplus or ceded lands within said portion of the reservation, such purchases to be made subject to the provisions of section 6 of the Act of July 27, 1939, supra.

Construction and repair: For an additional amount of construction and repair, Alaska, hospital and quarters, fiscal year 1940, including the same objects specified under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1940, $20,000.

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Compensation of attorneys, Quinaielt Reservation, Washington: For payment to the attorneys of record for certain Quinaielt Indians, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 9, 1940 (Public, Numbered 430, Seventy-sixth Congress), fiscal year 1940, $20,107.16, to remain available until June 30, 1941.

Compensation of attorneys, Osage Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For compensation of an attorney or attorneys for the Osage Indians employed under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior on February 18, 1938, $25,000, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the Osage Indians.

Menominee Indians in Wisconsin: The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, the sum of $105,000 of any funds on deposit to the credit of the Menominee Indians in Wisconsin, and to expend such sum, or as much thereof as may be necessary, for making a per capita payment of $50 to each enrolled member of the Menominee Tribe, such per capita payments to be made in two equal monthly installments during July and September 1940: Provided, That such per capita payment shall be in lieu of the payments authorized by the Act of June 15, 1934 (48 Stat. 964), for the fair market stumpage value of timber cut on the Menominee Reservation during the fiscal years 1940 and 1941: Provided further, That the amounts expended for making such per capita payment shall be reimbursed to the tribal funds utilized therefor from sums that would otherwise be paid such Indians pursuant to the Act of June 15, 1934, supra.

TITLE II—JUDGMENTS AND AUTHORIZED CLAIMS

AUDITED CLAIMS

SEC. 204.

(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 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1937 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 765, Seventy-sixth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior:
For Indian school support, $43.53.
For emergency conservation work (transfer to Interior, Indians, Act June 22, 1936), $65.14.
For emergency conservation fund (transfer from War to Interior, Indians, Act March 31, 1933), $12.03.
For expenses, sale of timber (reimbursable), $30.70.
For Indian Service supply fund, $809.05.
For emergency conservation work (transfer to Interior, Indians, Act February 9, 1937), $33.04.
For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $8.45.
For conservation of health among Indians, $11.65.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $191.50.

(b) For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of

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which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1937 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 224, Seventy-sixth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior:
For Indian boarding schools, $31.44.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $131.25.

(c) 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 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1937 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 223, Seventy-sixth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior:
For purchase of Indian supplies, $9.01.

Approved, June 27, 1940.


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