INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. VI, Laws     (Compiled from February 10, 1939 to January 13, 1971)

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1949
Chap. 22 | Chap. 48 | Chap. 90 | Chap. 138 | Chap. 139 | Chap. 154 | Chap. 236 | Chap. 354 | Chap. 425 | Chap. 464 | Chap. 472 | Chap. 487 | Chap. 488 | Chap. 494 | Chap. 506 | Chap. 521 | Chap. 566 | Chap. 567 | Chap. 574 | Chap. 603 | Chap. 604 | Chap. 628 | Chap. 630 | Chap. 653 | Chap. 680 | Chap. 691 | Chap. 694 | Chap. 726 | Chap. 790 | Chap. 791

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Chapter 138
May 24, 1949 [H.R. 2632] |  [Public Law 71] 63 Stat. 76

AN ACT
Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes.

Margin Notes
Chap. 138 First Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1949.
Ante, p. 67; post, pp. 231, 738.
Chap. 138 83
Chap. 138 84
Chap. 138 Post, p. 241.
Chap. 138 Ante, p. 14.
Chap. 138 62 Stat. 1119.
Chap. 138 62 Stat. 596.
Chap. 138 Distribution of tribal funds held by U.S.
Chap. 138 85
62 Stat. 597.

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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 supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
NAVAJO AND HOPI SERVICE

Agency Services

For an additional amount for "Agency services", $1,000,000.

EDUCATION OF INDIANS

For an additional amount for "Education of Indians", $50,000.

CONSERVATION OF HEALTH

For an additional amount for "Conservation of health", $75,000.

WELFARE OF INDIANS

For an additional amount for "Welfare of Indians", $400,000.

CONSTRUCTION, AND SO FORTH, BUILDINGS AND UTILITIES

For an additional amount under this head for the conversion of the Bushnell Army Hospital, Brigham City, Utah, for school purposes, $3,750,000, and the limitation under "Construction, and so forth, Buildings and Utilities" in the Department of Interior Appropriation Act, 1949, on the amount which may be used for surveys and plans and administrative expenses, and so forth, is increased from "$190,000" to "$227,500".

ALASKA NATIVE SERVICE

Vessel Conversion

For expenses necessary in converting and outfitting a vessel for use

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as a service and supply ship by the Alaska Native Service, $500,000, to remain available until expended.

PAYMENT TO CHOCTAW AND CHICKASAW NATIONS OF INDIANS, OKLAHOMA

For payment to the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians in fulfillment of the terms of a contract between the United States of America and the said nations as authorized by the Act of June 28, 1944 (58 Stat. 483), and as ratified by the Act of June 24, 1948 (Public Law 754), $8,359,000, of which not to exceed $50,000 shall be available until expended for defraying the expenses, including printing and binding, of making the per capita payment authorized by the above Acts: Provided, That in addition to the per capita payment, the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion, is authorized to distribute per capita to the enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, entitled under existing law to share in the funds of such tribes, or to their lawful heirs or devisees determined in the manner prescribed in section 4 of the aforesaid Act of June 24, 1948, any or all the funds held by the Government of the United States for the benefit of said tribes.

Approved, May 24, 1949.


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