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|Chap. 49||Indians on Quinaielt Reservation, Wash. Payment to certain attorneys for services rendered and expenses incurred.|
|Chap. 49||Appropriation authorized.
Post, p. 642.
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 and directed to pay the attorneys of record for those Quinaielt Indians who received their allotments on the Quinaielt Reservation, State of Washington, pursuant to judgments or decrees of a United States district or appellate court in a case wherein they were named parties plaintiff, the reasonable and fair value of the services rendered and expenses incurred, as heretofore fixed and determined by said Secretary; and the sum of $28,400.10, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, to make said payments, the amount so paid for the account of each allottee to be reimbursed to the United States out of any funds now or hereafter accruing to the account of each such Indian allottee from the sale of his or her allotment, or the timber thereon.
Approved, March 9, 1940.