Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 90-266||Apache Tribe of Mescalero Reservation. Judgment funds.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the funds or the share of the funds, which are or hereafter may be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Mescalero Apache Tribe, the portion of the Chiricahua Apache Tribe on the Mescalero Reservation, and the Lipan Apache Tribe (certain constituent groups of the Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation), or any other constituent group of the Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, or the Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, to pay any judgments arising out of proceedings instituted before the Indian Claims Commission in dockets numbered 22-B, 22-C, 22-G, 30, 48, 49, and 182 and the interest on said funds, after payment of attorney fees and expenses, shall be consolidated and credited to the account of the Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, and the judgment recovered in docket numbered 22-B, and the interest thereon, may be advanced, expended, deposited, invested, or reinvested for any purpose that is authorized by the tribal governing body of the Apache Tribe of the Mescalero 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, March 12, 1968.