Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|Chap. 350|| Indian Territory. Penalty for horse stealing, etc.
See R. S., sec. 2156, and act of Mar. 3, 1891, vol. 1, p. 58.
32 Stat., 793.
|Sec. 2||Pending cases not affected.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any person, whether an Indian or otherwise, who shall hereafter be convicted in the Indian Territory of stealing any horse, mare, gelding, filly, foal, mule, ass, or jenny, or of stealing, or marking, killing, or wounding with intent to steal, any kind of cattle, pigs, hogs, sheep, or goats, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than fifteen years, or by both such fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court.
That all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed: Provided, however, That all such acts and parts of acts shall remain in force for the punishment of all persons who have heretofore been guilty in the Indian Territory of the offense or offenses herein mentioned: And provided further, That this act shall not affect or apply to any prosecution now pending or the prosecution of any offense already committed.
Approved, February 2, 1903.