Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 406||Sioux Indians of Pine Ridge Reservation, S. Dak. Payment to.|
|Chap. 406||45 Stat., 484; ante, 43.|
|Chap. 406||Proviso. Attorneys’ fees.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an appropriation is hereby authorized in the sum of $79,038 to pay various Sioux Indians of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, the amounts which have been awarded to them by the Secretary of the Interior under the Act of May 3, 1928 (45 Stat. L. 484), on account of allotments of land to which they were entitled but did not receive: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to determine what attorney or attorneys have rendered services of value in behalf of said Indians and to pay such attorney or attorneys on such findings when appropriation is available the reasonable value of their services, not to exceed 10 per centum of the recovery on each individual claim, which payment shall be in full settlement for all services rendered by the attorney or attorneys to the claimants in such claim.
Approved, June 29, 1937.