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