INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SIXTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1916.
Chap. 37  | Chap. 63 | Chap. 65 | Chap. 117 | Chap. 125 | Chap. 174 | Chap. 209 | Chap. 213 | Chap. 230 | Chap. 304 | Chap. 315 | Chap. 320 | Chap. 363 | Chap. 366 | Chap. 369 | Chap. 424 | Chap. 425 | Chap. 452 | Chap. 455 | Chap. 464 | Chap. 468 | Chap. 472

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Chapter 464
September 8, 1916. | [H. R. 17645.] 39 Stat., 801.

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, and prior fiscal years, and for other purposes.
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 464 Deficiencies appropriations.
Chap. 464 Judgments, Court of Claims.
Chap. 464 Payment.
Chap. 464 Classification.
Chap. 464 Mille Lac Band of Chippewa Indians.
Payment of judgment in favor of.
Chap. 464 35 Stat., 619, vol. 3, 384.
Chap. 464 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 464 Interest.
Chap. 464 Judgments, Indian depredation claims.
Chap. 464 Payment.
Chap. 464 Deductions.
26 Stat., 853, vol. 1, 60.
Chap. 464 Reimbursement.
Chap. 464 Proviso. Appeal.
Chap. 464 Right of appeal.
Chap. 464 Audited claims.
Sec. 2 Claims certified by accounting officers.
Sec. 2 18 Stat., 110.
Sec. 2 23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 2 Claims allowed by Auditor for Interior Department.
Sec. 2 Claims allowed by Auditor for Interior Department.

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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 following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, and prior fiscal years, and for other purposes, namely:

JUDGMENTS, COURT OF CLAIMS.

For the payment of the judgments rendered by the Court of Claims, reported to Congress at its present session in House Document Numbered Twelve hundred and sixty-three, and Senate Document Numbered Five hundred and thirty-eight, namely:


Under the Interior Department, $9,271.86;


For payment of the net amount, namely, $689,460.54, of a judgment of the Court of Claims, dated December sixth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, certified to Congress in House Document Numbered Thirteen hundred and thirty-two, of this session, rendered under the Act of February fifteenth, nineteen hundred and nine, in favor of the Mille Lac Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, to be credited to "Chippewas in Minnesota fund," established by section seven of the Act approved January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine; $487,873.94 of said net judgment, as determined by the Court of Claims, to bear interest which is hereby

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appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, at the rate of five per centum per annum from December sixth, nineteeen hundred and fifteen, until the date the fund is credited; and thereafter the amount credited to the fund shall draw interest as provided in section seven of the said Act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine.1

JUDGMENTS IN INDIAN DEPREDATION CLAIMS.

For payment of judgments rendered by the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases, certified to Congress in House Document Numbered Twelve hundred and sixty-six at its present session, $35,804; said judgments to be paid after the deductions required to be made under the provisions of section six of the Act approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled "An Act to provide for the adjustment and payment of claims arising from Indian depredations," shall have been ascertained and duly certified by the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of the Treasury, which certification shall be made as soon as practicable after the passage of this Act, and such deductions shall be made according to the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, having due regard to the educational and other necessary requirements of the tribe or tribes affected; and the amounts paid shall be reimbursed to the United States at such times and in such proportions as the Secretary of the Interior may decide to be for the interests of the Indian Service: Provided, That no one of said judgments provided in this paragraph shall be paid until the Attorney General shall have certified to the Secretary of the Treasury that there exists no grounds sufficient, in his opinion, to support a motion for a new trial or an appeal of said cause.

None of the judgments contained in this Act shall be paid until the right of appeal shall have expired.

AUDITED CLAIMS.


SEC. 2.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the several accounting officers of the Treasury Department under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section five of the Act of June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and thirteen and other years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section two of the Act of July seventh, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, as fully set forth in House Document Numbered Twelve hundred and sixty-eight, reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:


CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

For suppressing liquor traffic among the Indians, 50 cents.
For Indian school and agency buildings, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $889.67.
For Indian school transportation, $6.79.
For industrial work and care of timber, $31.95.


1 U. S. v. Minnesota, 270 U. S., 200.

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For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $4,521.07.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $170.04.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $183.69.
For contingencies, Indian Department, $15.
For support of Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, $255.
For bridge, Western Navajo Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable), $30.57.
For support of Indians of Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $45.22.
For support of Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $58.79.
For Indian school, Chilocco, Oklahoma, repairs and improvements, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $3.
For support of Sioux of different tribes, subsistence and civilization, South Dakota, $8.90.
For maintenance and operation irrigation system, Yakima Reservation, Washington (reimbursable), nineteen hundred and fifteen, $3.29.


CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

For Indian schools, support, $169.56.
For industrial work and care of timber, $48.78.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $49,294.72.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $370.29.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $12.85.
For general expenses, Indian Service, $6.23.
For support of Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, $159.65.
For Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $3.10.
For administration of affairs of Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, $1.28.
For sale of unallotted land, Five Civilized Tribes, (reimbursable), 26.46.
For support of Indians of Klamath Agency, Oregon, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $34.31.
For support of Indians of Warm Spring Agency, Oregon, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $ 111.28.
For support of Sioux of different tribes, subsistence and civilization, South Dakota, $4.46.
For irrigation, Yakima Reservation, Washington (reimbursable), $132.
For maintenance and operation, irrigation system, Yakima Reservation, Washington (reimbursable), nineteen hundred and sixteen, $473.29.
For support of Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $131.48.


Approved, September 8, 1916.


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