Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 88-559||Indians. Northern Cheyenne Tribe.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the unexpended balance of funds on deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Indians of the Tongue River Reservation in the State of Montana that were appropriated by the Act of January 6, 1964 (77 Stat. 857), to pay a judgment by the Indian Claims Commission in docket 329-C, and the interest thereon, after payment of litigation costs, may be advanced or expended for any purpose that will improve the economic and social conditions of the members of the tribe and is authorized by the tribal governing body thereof and approved by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That no more than $100 per capita shall be distributed in unsupervised payments. Any part of such funds that is distributed per capita to the members of the tribe shall not be subject to the Federal or State income tax.
Approved, September 1, 1964.