INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1943
Chap. 17 | Chap. 103 | Chap. 135 | Chap. 173 | Chap. 182 | Chap. 183 | Chap. 218 | Chap. 219 | Chap. 229 | Chap. 264 | Chap. 266 | Chap. 380

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Chapter 380
December 23, 1943 [H. R. 3598] |  [Public Law 216] 57 Stat. 611

AN ACT
Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes.
Section 204(a) | 204(b)

Margin Notes
Chap. 380 First Supplemental National Defense Appropriation Act, 1944.
Chap. 380 621
Chap. 380 622
Chap. 380 Attorneys.
Chap. 380 Frank O. Jones.
Chap. 380 Tribal attorney.
Ante, p. 470.
Chap. 380 623
Chap. 380 Ante, p. 470.
Chap. 380 Shoshone Tribe of Wind River Reservation, Wyo. Purchase of Series E War bonds.
Chap. 380 632
Sec. 204 634
Sec. 204 18 Stat. 110.
Sec. 204 23 Stat. 254.
Sec. 204 635
Sec. 204 636
Sec. 204 637
Sec. 204 18 Stat. 110.
Sec. 204 638
23 Stat. 254.
Sec. 204 640

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes:

TITLE I—GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

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BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

For an additional amount for purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, fiscal year 1942, $85,000.

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe of Indians: For compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys employed by the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe of Indians under a contract or contracts approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $14,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of said tribe, arising under section 7 of the Act approved January 14, 1889 (25 Stat. 645), as amended by the Act of June 15, 1938 (52 Stat. 697), and the amount herein appropriated shall be available for compensation earned and expenses incurred during the period covered by said contract or contracts.

Payment to Frank O. Jones, Sac and Fox Indians, Oklahoma (tribal fund): For payment to Frank O. Jones for services performed while a member of the Sac and Fox, Oklahoma, Tribal Council, $36.32, payable out of funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

Expenses of attorneys, Chickasaw Nation of Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For expenses of attorneys of record for the Chickasaw Nation of Indians, Oklahoma, employed under authority of the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat. 537), $1,000, payable out of funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

Support of Osage Agency and pay of tribal officers, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the employment at the rate of $4,500 per annum of a tribal attorney, fiscal year 1944, $2,625, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, That said attorney be appointed with the approval of the Osage Tribal Council.

Expenses of attorneys, Creek Nation of Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For expenses of attorneys of record for the Creek Nation of Indians, Oklahoma, employed under authority of the Act of May 24, 1924 (43 Stat. 139), $2,000, payable out of funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

Expenses of attorneys, Seminole Nation of Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For expenses of attorneys of record for the Seminole Nation of Indians, Oklahoma, employed under authority of the Act of May 20, 1924 (43 Stat. 133-134), $2,000, payable out of funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

That the section of the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1944, approved July 12, 1943 (Public Law 133, Seventy-eighth Congress, page 22), which authorizes and directs the Secretary of the Interior to purchase United States Treasury War bonds for the membership of the Shoshone Tribe of Indians is hereby amended to read as follows:

"That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed, with the consent of the business committee of the Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, to purchase one United States Treasury Series E War bond of the denomination of $500 for each member of said Shoshone Tribe according to a roll of said tribe prepared as of July 12, 1943, and approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and to pay the total cost of the bonds so purchased out of the principal of the judgment fund of said tribe in the Treasury. Each bond shall be registered by the Treasury Department in the name of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in trust for the enrolled member of the Shoshone Tribe for whom purchased and shall be held by the United States until the date of maturity, whereupon said bond shall be redeemed and the proceeds thereof paid to the Indian owner free of any trust or restriction. In the event of the death of the Shoshone owner, the proceeds of said bond at maturity shall be distributed to his

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devisees or heirs or next of kin as provided by existing law. The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to grant permission to the county chairman of the War bond purchase program of Fremont County, Wyoming, in which county the Shoshone Tribe resides, to include the total amount of bonds purchased for the members of said tribe in his quota of War bond sales."

TITLE II—JUDGMENTS AND AUTHORIZED CLAIMS

AUDITED CLAIMS

SEC. 204 (a).

For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1941 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 322, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior:

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $45.99.
For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $23.47.
For Indian school buildings, $215.42.
For conservation of health among Indians, $217.98.
For Indian school support, $895.88.
For expenses, sale of timber (reimbursable), $1.65.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $635.78.
For Indian service supply fund, $7.80.
For Indian boarding schools, $5.50.
For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $16.03.

SEC. 204 (b).

For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office, under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1941 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 119, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior:

For emergency conservation work (transfer to Interior, Indians, Act February 9, 1937), $43.52.
For Indian boarding schools, $51.88.
For Indian school support, $84.25.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $2.13.
For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $101.22.
For conservation of health among Indians, $728.23.

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For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $13.33.
For maintenance, Fruitlands irrigation project, Navajo Reservation, New Mexico (reimbursable), $14.10.
For Indian service supply fund, $311.96.

Approved, December 23, 1943.


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