Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 588||Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Mont.
Further time to entrymen on, unable to make payments due.
43 Stat., 1267; ante, 507.
|Chap. 588||Interest. Provisos. Proof of inability to be shown.|
|Chap. 588||Additional extension allowed.|
|Sec. 2||Lands forfeited if payments not made.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any entryman on the former Fort Peck Indian Reservation, or his successors or transferees, who is unable to make payment as required by the Act of March 4, 1925 (Forty-third Statutes, page 1267), may obtain an extension of time for the payment of the total amount of principal and interest required by that Act for one year from the date when such sum became or shall become due under the provisions of said Act, upon the payment of interest on the total amount involved at the rate of 5 per centum per annum: Provided, That the claimant shows to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of the General Land Office by affidavit corroborated by the affidavits of at least two persons, the fact of and the reason for his inability to make the payment: Provided further, That such claimant for the same reason and upon making payment of like interest and furnishing a like affidavit may obtain an additional extension of one year, but no more, for the payment of any amount so extended.
Upon failure of any person to make complete payment of the required amount within the period of any extension granted in accordance with the provisions of this Act, the homestead entry of such person shall be canceled and the lands shall revert to the status of other tribal lands of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.1
Approved, June 15, 1926.