Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Sec. 462||Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
R. S., p. 78.
9 July, 1832. c. 174, s. 1, 4 Stat., 564.
|Sec. 463||Duties of Commissioner.
9 July, 1832, c. 174, s. 1, 4 Stat., 564.
27 July, 1868, c. 259, s. 1, 15 Stat., 228.
3 Mar., 1875, c. 132, s. 8, 9, 18 Stat., 450, post, p. 25.
|Sec. 464||Accounts for claims and disbursements.
9 July, 1832, c. 174, s. 3, 4 Stat., 564.
15 Aug., 1876, c. 289, s. 3, 6, 19 Stat., 199, post. p. 27.
|Sec. 465||Regulations relating to Indian affairs.
30 June, 1834, c. 162, s. 17, 4 Stat., 738.
35 Fed. Rep., 575.
24 Ct. Cls., 331.
|Sec. 467||Sale of arms,etc., to Indians prohibited.
14 Feb., 1873, c. 138. s. 1, 17 Stat., 457.
|Sec. 468||Commissioner to report annually to Congress.
2 Mar., 1867, c. 173, s. 3, 14 Stat., 515.
|Sec. 469||Reports of Indian supplies.
14 Feb., 1873, c. 138, s. 7, 17 Stat., 463.
3 Mar., 1875, c. 132, s. 8, 18 Stat., 450.
|462.||Commissioner of Indian Affairs.|
|463.||Duties of Commissioner.|
|464.||Accounts for claims and disbursements.|
|465.||Regulations relating to Indian Affairs.|
|466.||Presentation and payment of claims for Indian depredations.|
|467.||Sale of arms, &c., to Indians prohibited.|
|468.||Commissioner to report annually to Congress.|
|469.||Reports of Indian supplies.|
There shall be in the Department of the Interior a Commissioner of Indian Affairs, who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall be entitled to a salary (a) of three thousand dollars a year.
The Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, and agreeably to such regulations as the President may prescribe, have the management of all Indian affairs, and of all matters arising out of Indian relations.
All accounts and vouchers for claims and disbursements connected with Indian affairs shall be transmitted to the Commissioner for administrative examination, and by him passed to the proper accounting officer of the Department of the Treasury for settlement.
The President may prescribe such regulations as he may think fit for carrying into effect the various provisions of any act relating to Indian affairs, and for the settlement of the accounts of Indian affairs.
The Secretary of the Interior shall adopt such rules as may be necessary to prohibit the sale of arms or ammunition within any district or country occupied by uncivilized or hostile Indians, and shall enforce the same.
The Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall annually report, separately, to Congress, a tabular statement showing distinctly the separate objects of expenditure under his supervision, and how much disbursed for each object, describing the articles and the quantity of
each, and giving the name of each person to whom any part was paid, and how much was paid to him, and for what objects, so far as they relate to the disbursement of the funds appropriated for the incidental, contingent, or miscellaneous expenses of the Indian service, during the fiscal year next preceding each report.
The Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall embody in his annual report the reports of all agents or commissioners issuing food, clothing, or supplies of any kind to Indians, stating the number of Indians present and actually receiving the same.