INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SIXTY-SECOND CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION, 1911.
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Chapter 45

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Chap. 45 Trust funds to be used for benefit of Indians.
    34 Stat., 213.
    Ante, p. 184.

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Chapter 45
    Aug. 22, 1911. [H. R. 13002.] | 37 Stat., 33.
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An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the funds of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indians, and for other purposes.

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 be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discrection, to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States so much of the trust funds of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache tribes of Indians in Oklahoma as he may deem necessary for expenditure for the benefit of such Indians, not to exceed four hundred thousand dollars, prior to the first day of May, nineteen hundred and twelve, and use such funds for the benefit of said Indians to such extent as he may deem proper, prior to the first day of May, nineteen hundred and twelve: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress as early as practicable the amount of such funds so withdrawn and so used for the benefit of said Indians: And provided further, That if any of said funds so withdrawn shall not have been used for the benefit of said Indians prior to the first day of May, nineteen hundred and twelve, the same shall be redeposited in the Treasury of the United States: And provided further, That this act shall not apply to the Apache, Kiowa and Comanche four per centum fund of approximately two million six hundred thousand dollars now on deposit in the United States Treasury under the act of June fifth, nineteen hundred and six (Thirty-fourth Statutes at Large, page two hundred and thirteen), and subsequent acts of Congress.

Approved, August 22, 1911.


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