Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 539||Menominee Indian Reservation, Wis., timber operations.
35 Stat., 52, amended, vol. 3, 317.
Fair market stumpage value of timber cut during fiscal year to be fixed.
|Chap. 539||Payment to members.|
|Chap. 539||Proviso. Limitation on amount.|
|Chap. 539||Expenses proposed subject to review, etc., by tribal council.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 4 of the Act approved March 28, 1908 (35 Stat. L. 51), entitled "An Act to authorize the cutting of timber, the manufacture and sale of lumber, and the preservation of the forests on the Menominee Indian Reservation in the State of Wisconsin", be, and is hereby, amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "The Secretary of the Interior shall at the end of each fiscal year ascertain and fix the fair
market stumpage value of the fully matured and ripened green timber cut on said reservation during the fiscal year and shall during the succeeding fiscal year pay said amount in equal shares to each member of the Menominee Tribe of Indians, living and on the tribal rolls, on the last day of said fiscal year: Provided, That said amount so distributed during any fiscal year shall not exceed the amount actually earned from timber operations on said reservation during the previous fiscal year. The expenditures proposed for the purposes specified herein shall be submitted to the tribal council, or its authorized business committee, for its advance review and approval."
Approved, June 15, 1934.