Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 89-653||Menominee Indians. Grants.|
|Public Law 89-653||74 Stat. 867. 25 U. S. C. 891.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to compensate the State of Wisconsin and its political subdivisions for extraordinary expenses occasioned by the termination of Federal supervision over the affairs of the Menominee Tribe of Indians by the Act of June 17, 1954 (68 Stat. 250), as amended, there are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967, and for each of the three succeeding fiscal years and, when appropriated, to be paid by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to the State of Wisconsin—
(a) on account of joint school district costs, $150,000 per annum;
(b) on account of public welfare benefits (including administrative costs, public assistance, indigent medical care services, child welfare, veterans services, surplus commodities, general relief, and the services of State hospitals, mental institutions, and industrial schools), $100,000 per annum; and
(c) on account of health and sanitation services (including hospitalization of the tubercular, employment of a public health nurse and a sanitary aide, immunization against communicable diseases, collection and disposal of garbage and refuse, and collection and recording of vital statistics), $100,000 per annum.
The grants authorized by this section shall be made at such times, in such amounts and on such terms and conditions as the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare deems appropriate. Payment of said sums, or any part of them, however, shall be conditioned on assurance by the State that its use thereof will supplement and will not replace or diminish State assistance that would otherwise be available for the purpose stated. The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare is authorized to issue such regulations as he may determine to be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.
(a) The Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, is authorized to complete the construction of sanitation facilities in Menominee County, Wisconsin, which construction was commenced by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare pursuant to the authority contained in the Act of April 4, 1962 (76 Stat. 53).
(b) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $450,000 to carry out the provisions of this section.
Approved, October 14, 1966.