INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1944
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Chapter 152
April 1, 1944 [H.R. 4346] |  [Public Law 279] 58 Stat. 150

AN ACT
Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes.
Section 201 | 304

Margin Notes
Chap. 152 First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1944.
Chap. 152 157
Sec. 201 163
Sec. 201 57 Stat. 57, 75.
3 U.S.C., Supp. III, § 63 note; 50 U.S.C., Supp. III, app. §§ 1401-1415.
Ante, p. 115; Post, p. 758.
Sec. 201 169
Sec. 201 170
Sec. 304 177
Sec. 304 179
Sec. 304 18 Stat. 110.
Sec. 304 23 Stat.254.
Sec. 304 182
Sec. 304 184
Sec. 304 18 Stat. 110
Sec. 304 23 Stat.254.
Sec. 304 185

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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, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes:

TITLE I—GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Payment of interest on Indian trust funds: For an additional amount for payment of interest on moneys held in trust for the several Indian tribes, as authorized by various Acts of Congress, fiscal year 1943, $65,720.

Compensation and expenses of an attorney, Ute Tribe, Utah (tribal funds): For compensation and expenses of an attorney employed by the Ute Tribe of Indians of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, Utah, under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior on November 18, 1943, $4,500, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the tribe.

TITLE II—WAR OVERTIME PAY AND OTHER COMPENSATION INCREASES

SEC. 201.

For additional amounts for appropriations for the fiscal year 1944, for the payment of overtime and additional compensation authorized by the Act of April 1, 1943 (Public Law 22, Seventy-eighth Congress), and May 7, 1943 (Public Law 49, Seventy-eighth Congress), as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

"Salaries, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1944", $70,000;
"Maintaining law and order on Indian reservations, 1944", $26,000;
"Administration of Indian forests, 1944", $52,600;
"Expenses, sale of timber (reimbursable), 1944", $27,600;
"Agriculture and stock raising among Indians, 1944", $100,000;
"Development of Indian arts and crafts, 1944", $3,700;
"Water supply for Indians in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, 1944",$5,000;
"Irrigation, Indian reservations (reimbursable), 1944", $15,000;
"Maintenance, San Carlos Irrigation project, Gila River Reservation, Arizona (receipt limitation), 1944", $29,700;
"Improvement and maintenance, irrigation system, Colorado River Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable), 1944", $1,500;
"Improvement and maintenance, irrigation system, Colorado River Reservation, Arizona (receipt limitation), 1944", $3,000;
"Maintenance, irrigation systems, Fort Belknap Reservation, Montana (reimbursable), 1944", $2,000;
"Maintenance, irrigation systems, Fort Belknap Reservation, Montana (receipt limitation), 1944", $400;
"Maintenance, irrigation systems, Fort Peck Reservation, Montana (reimbursable), 1944", $1,400;
"Maintenance, irrigation systems, Fort Peck Reservation, Montana (receipt limitation), 1944", $470;
"Maintenance, irrigation systems, Flathead Reservation, Montana (receipt, limitation), 1944", $26,890;
"Improvement and maintenance, irrigation systems, Crow Reservation, Montana (reimbursable), 1944", $3,190;
"Improvement and maintenance, irrigation systems, Crow Reservation, Montana (receipt limitation), 1944", $3,520;
"Improvement and maintenance, irrigation systems, Klamath Reservation, Oregon (reimbursable), 1944", $110;
"Improvement and maintenance, irrigation systems, Klamath Reservation, Oregon (receipt limitation), 1944", $320;
"Maintenance, irrigation system, Uintah Reservation, Utah (reimbursable), 1944", $5,000;

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"Maintenance, irrigation system, Uintah Reservation, Utah (receipt limitation, 1944", $4,250;
"Maintenance, irrigation system, Wind River Reservation and ceded lands, Wyoming (reimbursable), 1944", $3,250;
"Maintenance, irrigation system, Wind River Reservation and ceded lands, Wyoming (receipt limitation), 1944", $3,750;
"Indian school support, 1944", $260,000;
"Education of natives of Alaska, 1944 and 1945", $125,000;
"Medical relief of natives of Alaska, 1944 and 1945", $58,200;
"Administration of Indian property, 1944", $355,000;
"Reindeer Service, Alaska, 1944 and 1945", $10,200;
"Miscellaneous Indian tribal funds, 1944", to be derived from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, in not to exceed the following sums:
Arizona: Pima (Camp McDowell), $90; San Carlos, $750; and Truxton Canon, $1,800; in all, $2,640;
Oregon: Klamath, $18,310;
Washington: Colville, $885;
Support of Osage Agency and pay of tribal officers, Oklahoma, $19,240;

TITLE III—JUDGMENTS AND AUTHORIZED CLAIMS


SEC. 304.

(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 1941 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 470, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior:
For Indian school support, $849.84.
For conservation of health among Indians, $536.79.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $118.15.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $65.07.
For education of natives of Alaska, $1,247.38.
For Indian boarding schools, $2.96.
For expenses of organizing Indian corporations, and so forth, $6.80.
For maintenance, Wapato irrigation and drainage system, and so forth, Yakima Reservation, Washington (receipt limitation), $75.99.
For maintaining law and order on Indian reservations, $3.25.
For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $224.07.
For emergency conservation work (transfer to Interior, Indians, Act June 22, 1936), $5.15.
For Indian service supply fund, $2,007.67.

(b) 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

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of the fiscal year 1941 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 173, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior: For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $47.50.
For Indian Service supply fund, $260.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $2,176.41.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $67.90.
For conservation of health among Indians, $77.22.

Approved, April 1, 1944.


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