Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 516||Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1943.
Ante, p. 652.
|Chap. 516||Purchase of beef for Seminole Indians, Fla.|
|Chap. 516||Tick eradication, Seminole Indian Reservation, Fla.|
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, for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943, namely:
Eradicating cattle ticks: For the eradication of southern cattle ticks, $276,000. . .
. . . :Provided further, That not to exceed $5,000 of the amount herein made available may be used to purchase and supply beef to the Seminole Indians of the Big Cypress Swamp area, Hendry County, Florida, during the time that deer infested with cattle ticks are being removed from said area and until such area is restocked with deer: Provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture, his agent or agents, in cooperation with the duly constituted authorities of the State of Florida, is authorized to conduct tick eradication on the Seminole Indian Reservation in the State of Florida under the provisions of the laws of that State.
Approved, July 22, 1942.