Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 333||Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations. Oil and gas leases authorized of remaining tribal lands.
45 Stat., 737; ante, 55.
|Chap. 333||Proviso. Other sales not prevented.|
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 discretion to lease for oil and gas purposes any or all of the remaining tribal lands of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations, including the lands lying south of the medial line of Red River to the south bank thereof, east of the ninety-eighth meridian, and down Red River to three miles below the mouth of Little River which empties itself into Red River on the north side, upon such terms and conditions after public competitive bidding and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall prevent the sale of any or all of said tribal lands in accordance with provisions of existing law.
Approved, May 26, 1930.