Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 87-298||Indians. Colville Reservation. Confederated Tribes.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the funds on deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Colville Tribe, San Poeils-Nespelem Tribe, Okanogan Tribe, Methow Tribe, and Lake Tribe (certain constituent groups of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation) that were appropriated to pay a judgment of the Indian Claims Commission dated March 1, 1960, in docket numbered 181, and the funds which may be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the said constituent groups or any other constituent groups of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to pay any judgments arising out of proceedings presently pending before the Indian Claims Commission in dockets numbered 161, 179, 181-A, 181-B, 181-C, 222, and 224, and the interest on said judgments, after payment of attorney fees and expenses, shall be credited to the account of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, and may be advanced or expended for any purpose that is authorized by the tribal governing body of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and approved by the Secretary of the Interior. Any part of such funds that may be distributed per capita to the members of the tribes shall not be subject to Federal or State income tax.
Approved, September 26, 1961.