Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 544||Cherokee Indians, N.C. Citizenship, status of.|
|Chap. 544||Inconsistent laws repealed. Right to tribal, etc., property unaffected.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all noncitizen Cherokee Indians born within the territorial limits of the United States and resident in the State of North Carolina are hereby declared to be citizens of the United States and entitled to all the rights, privileges, and immunities belonging to such citizens, including the right of franchise, provided they can meet and conform to the educational and other tests imposed upon voters of the State of North Carolina, as a condition precedent to the exercise of such right of franchise. All Acts or parts of Acts of Congress inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed. Nothing contained in this Act shall in any manner impair or otherwise affect the right of any Indian to tribal or other property.
Approved, June 19, 1930.