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, FIRST SESSION, 1939.
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Chapter 22
March 28, 1939 [S. 1476] | [Public, No. 15] 53 Stat. 553

AN ACT
To authorize an appropriation to pay non-Indian claimants whose claims have been extinguished under the Act of June 7, 1924, but who have been found entitled to awards under said Act as supplemented by the Act of May 31, 1933.

Margin Notes
Chap. 22 Indian pueblos in New Mexico. Non-Indian claimants, appropriation authorized for payment of increased compensation, etc., to certain.
43 Stat. 636.
Chap. 22 48 Stat. 109.
Chap. 22 Alberto Cruz. Payment to, authorized.
Chap. 22 Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.
Chap. 22 Penalty for violation.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sum to compensate white settlers or non-Indian claimants whose claims have been extinguished under the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat. L. 636), but who have been found by the Secretary of the Interior, in conformity with the proviso to section 3 of the Act of May 31, 1933 (48 Stat. L. 108, 109), to be entitled to increased compensation by reason of errors in the amount of award previously allowed, or entitled to original awards by reason of errors in the omission of legitimate claimants, the non-Indian claimants, or their successors, as found and reported by the Secretary of the Interior, to be compensated out of said appropriation to be disbursed under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior in the amounts found to be due them, including $1,000 to be paid to Alberto Cruz for his house, as follows:

Within the Pueblo of Taos, $9,733.05; within the Pueblo of San Felipe, $93; in all, $9,826.05: Provided, That no part of the amounts appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with these claims, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, March 28, 1939.


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