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4 Stat. 738; 18 Stat. 177.
25 U. S. C. §§ 68, 87.
Purchases from, by Government employees authorized.
|Chap. 210||Provisos. Restriction on resale, etc.|
|Chap. 210||Benefits to Government employees of Indian blood.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That anything contained in section 14 of the Act of June 30, 1834 (4 Stat. 738), or in section 10 of the Act of June 22, 1874 (18 Stat. 177), now sections 68 and 87, respectively, title 25, United States Code, to the contrary notwithstanding, employees of the United States Government, including those in the Indian Service, may, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe, be permitted to purchase from any Indian or Indian organization any arts and crafts or any other product, service, or commodity, produced, rendered, owned, controlled, or furnished by any Indian or Indian organization: Provided, however, That no employee of the United States Government shall be permitted to make any such purchases for the purpose of engaging directly or indirectly in the commercial selling, reselling, trading, or bartering of said purchases by the said employee: Provided further, That nothing contained in the Acts of Congress above referred to shall be construed as preventing Indian employees of the United States Government, of whatever degree of Indian blood, during their term of employment or otherwise, from obtaining or receiving any benefit or benefits made available to the Indians generally or to the members of any particular tribe, under any Act of Congress, nor to prevent such employees having Indian blood from being members of or receiving benefits by reason of their membership in Indian tribes, corporations, or cooperative associations organized by the Indians, when authorized by the Secretary of the Interior under appropriate regulations to be promulgated by him.
Approved, June 19, 1939.