Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 832||Osage Indians, Okla. Heirship claims.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 7 of the Act of February 27, 1925 (43 Stat. 1008, 1011), which imposes an inheritance restriction with relation to lands and funds of the Osage Indians, is amended by striking out the portion of said section after the comma following the word "Provided" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "That (except in cases where a person claiming as such heir is a party to judicial proceedings pending on the date of the enactment of this proviso in which the claimant has filed a formal pleading alleging Indian blood) no claim of heirship shall be recognized unless the claimant shall establish that he is a citizen of the United States and is enrolled on a membership, census, or other roll prepared under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, or has a lineal Indian ancestor so enrolled. Provided further, That this section shall not apply to spouses under marriages existing on February 27, 1925".
Approved, September 1, 1950.