INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1946
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Chapter 753
August 2, 1946 [S. 2177] |  [Public Law 601] 60 Stat. 812

AN ACT
To provide for increased efficiency in the legislative branch of the Government.

Margin Notes
Chap. 753 Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946.
Post, pp. 911, 912.
Chap. 753 814
Chap. 753 815
Chap. 753 819
Committee on Public Lands.
Chap. 753 822
Chap. 753 823
Chap. 753 827
Chap. 753 828

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SHORT TITLE

That (a) this Act, divided into titles and sections according to the following table of contents, may be cited as the "Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946":

TITLE I—CHANGES IN RULES OF SENATE AND HOUSE

PART 1—STANDING RULES OF THE SENATE

STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE

SEC. 102.

Rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate is amended to read as follows:

“RULE XXV

“STANDING COMMITTEES

"(1) The following standing committees shall be appointed at the commencement of each Congress, with leave to report by bill or otherwise:

"(m) Committee on Public Lands, to consist of thirteen Senators, to which committee shall be referred all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the following subjects:

"15. Relations of the United States with the Indians and the Indian tribes.

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"16. Measures relating to the care, education, and management of Indians, including the care and allotment of Indian lands and general and special measures relating to claims which are paid out of Indian funds.

PART 2—RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
“RULE XI

“POWERS AND DUTIES OF COMMITTEES

"(1) All proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the subjects listed under the standing committees named below shall be referred to such committees, respectively: Provided, That unless otherwise provided herein, any matter within the jurisdiction of a standing committee prior to January 2, 1947, shall remain subject to the jurisdiction of that committee or of the consolidated committee succeeding generally to the jurisdiction of that committee.

"(n) Committee on Public Lands.

"15. Relations of the United States with the Indians and the Indian tribes.

"16. Measures relating to the care, education, and management of Indians, including the care and allotment of Indian lands and general and special measures relating to claims which are paid out of Indian funds.

Approved, August 2, 1946.


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