Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 82||Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N. Dak. Per capita payment.|
|Chap. 82||60 Stat. 359.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That within sixty days from the date of enactment of this Act the Secretary of the Interior shall withdraw from the Treasury, and pay to the enrolled members of the Indians of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, $300,000 to be distributed per capita, out of the balance of the principal and interest of the amount appropriated in settlement of certain claims of such Indians pursuant to the last paragraph preceding the heading “Miscellaneous Indian Tribal Funds”, in the first section of the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1947, remaining after the fees and expenses authorized by such paragraph to be paid from such appropriation shall have been paid or provided for The money paid to such members under this Act shall not be subject to any lien or claim of any nature against any of such members.
Approved, February 28, 1948.