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|Chap. 474||Osage Tribe of Indians. Loans.|
|Chap. 474||58 Stat. 291.|
|Chap. 474||38 U.S.C. §§ 694-694e.
Ante, p. 454.
|Chap. 474||Lands not subject to lien, etc.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions of section 6 of the Act approved February 27, 1925 (43 Stat. 1008), as amended by section 5 of the Act approved March 2, 1929 (45 Stat. 1478), which make invalid contracts of debt entered into by certain members of the Osage Tribe of Indians, shall not apply to any debt contracted pursuant to title III of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act
of 1944 by any member of such tribe who, by reason of his service in the armed forces of the United States during World War II, is eligible for the benefits of such title III; and any other member of the Osage Tribe upon attaining the age of twenty-one years may contract a valid debt without approval of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That the Osage lands and funds and any other property which has heretofore or which may hereafter be held in trust or under supervision of the United States for such Osage Indians not having a certificate of competency shall not be subject to lien, levy, attachment, or forced sale to satisfy any debt or obligation contracted or incurred prior to the issuance of a certificate of competency.
Approved, August 4, 1947.