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 EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1949
Chap. 22 | Chap. 48 | Chap. 90 | Chap. 138 | Chap. 139 | Chap. 154 | Chap. 236 | Chap. 354 | Chap. 425 | Chap. 464 | Chap. 472 | Chap. 487 | Chap. 488 | Chap. 494 | Chap. 506 | Chap. 521 | Chap. 566 | Chap. 567 | Chap. 574 | Chap. 603 | Chap. 604 | Chap. 628 | Chap. 630 | Chap. 653 | Chap. 680 | Chap. 691 | Chap. 694 | Chap. 726 | Chap. 790 | Chap. 791

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Chapter 726
October 25, 1949 [S. 1829] |  [Public Law 384] 63 Stat. 904

AN ACT
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to transfer to the Crow Indian Tribe of Montana the title to certain buffalo.
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 726 Crow Indian Tribe, Mont. Title to certain buffalo.
Sec. 2 Other tribes.

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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 Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to transfer to the Crow Indian Tribe of Montana the equitable title to all the buffalo owned by the United States on the Crow Indian Reservation, Montana, the legal title to such buffalo to be held by the United States in trust for the use and benefit of the Crow Indian Tribe. The Secretary of the Interior is further authorized, in his discretion, to grant to the said tribe the unrestricted title to any or all of such buffalo.

SEC. 2.

The Secretary of the Interior is further authorized, in his discretion, to grant to the tribe or tribes of any Indian reservation the unrestricted title to any buffalo now or hereafter held in trust for such tribes and deposit to the credit of such tribes either in their local treasury or in the Treasury of the United States the proceeds of sales of any buffalo previously held for the use and benefit of such tribes.

Approved, October 25, 1949.


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