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-NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1945
Chap. 19 | Chap. 95 | Chap. 123 | Chap. 129 | Chap. 173 | Chap. 189 | Chap. 203 | Chap. 223 | Chap. 262 | Chap. 271 | Chap. 301 | Chap. 320 | Chap. 322 | Chap. 589 | Chap. 596

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Chapter 123
May 15, 1945 [S. 655] |  [Public Law 56] 59 Stat. 167

AN ACT
Amending the Act of June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1207), authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to pay salary and expenses of the chairman, secretary, and interpreter of the Klamath General Council, members of the Klamath business committee and other committees appointed by said Klamath General Council, and official delegates of the Klamath Tribe, as amended, and for other purposes.

Margin Notes
Chap. 123 Klamath Indians. 25 U.S.C. § 563.
Chap. 123 Salaries and expenses of tribe officials.
Chap. 123 Rates.
Chap. 123 Transportation of official delegates.
Chap. 123 Telegraphic expenses.
Chap. 123 68
Limitation.
Chap. 123 Length of stay at seat of government.

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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 Act approved June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1207), as amended, be, and the same hereby is, further amended so as to read in full as follows:

"The Secretary of the Interior, or such official as may be designated by him, is hereby authorized beginning as of July 1, 1937, and until otherwise directed by Congress, to pay out of any unobligated tribal funds of the Klamath Indians in the Treasury of the United States salaries and expenses to the chairman, secretary, and interpreter of the Klamath General Council and members of the Klamath business committee or other committees appointed by the Klamath General Council (except the Klamath Reimbursable Loan Fund Board), when

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engaged on business of the tribe, and to such official delegates of the Klamath Tribe who may carry on the business of the tribe at the seat of government: Provided, That the rate of salary and per diem paid shall be fixed in advance by resolution of the Klamath General Council, subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, except that additional salaries and expenses, fixed and approved in the same way, may be made retroactive to July 1, 1943: Provided further, That the official delegates of the tribe carrying on said business at the seat of government shall receive, if travel is by rail, the usual railroad and sleeping car transportation to and from the seat of government, or, if travel is by automobile, delegates furnishing such transportation shall receive an amount equivalent to the cost of their railroad and sleeping-car transportation to and from the seat of government, but salary and per diem shall not be paid to delegates traveling by automobile for any period in excess of the time required to perform the travel by railroad: Provided further, That the aforesaid official delegates shall also receive reimbursement for telegraphic expenses incurred on tribal business: Provided further, That the aforesaid salaries and expenses shall not exceed $15,000 per annum: Provided further, That the length of stay of the official delegates at the seat of government shall be determined by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs."

Approved, May 15, 1945.


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