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 SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1941-1942
Chap. 32  | Chap. 40 | Chap. 41 | Chap. 137 | Chap. 138 | Chap. 139 | Chap. 140 | Chap. 142 | Chap. 259 | Chap. 266 | Chap. 267 | Chap. 268 | Chap. 273 | Chap. 299 | Chap. 301 | Chap. 334 | Chap. 356 | Chap. 368 | Chap. 419 | Chap. 470 | Chap. 472 | Chap. 474 | Chap. 591

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Chapter 273
July 3, 1941 [H. R. 5166] |  [Public Law 150] 55 Stat. 541

AN ACT
Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes.

Margin Notes
Chap. 273 Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, 1941.
Chap. 273 552
Chap. 273 Ante, p. 311.
Chap. 273 Ante. p. 130.
Chap. 273 54 Stat. 425.
Chap. 273 54 Stat. 427.
Chap. 273 54 Stat. 427.
Chap. 273 Menominee Indians, Wis.
Chap. 273 Klamath Reservation, Oreg. Ante, p. 326.
Chap. 273 Proviso.
Chap. 273 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Mont.
Chap. 273 Quinaielt Reservation, Wash.
Chap. 273 566
Chap. 273 568
Chap. 273 18 Stat. 110.
Chap. 273 23 Stat.254.
Chap. 273 569
Chap. 273 570
Chap. 273 50 Stat. 10.
Chap. 273 49 Stat. 1601.
Chap. 273 48 Stat. 1055.
Chap. 273 571
Chap. 273 573
Additional claims.
Chap. 273 18 Stat. 110.
Chap. 273 23 Stat.254.
Chap. 273 574

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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 deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and for other purposes, namely:

TITLE I—GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Protection of project works: For all expenses necessary, fiscal year 1942, to provide protection against sabotage and other subversive

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depredations, of dams, powerhouses, or other structures of the irrigation systems of the Indian Service, including employment of civilian guards, floodlights, gates, barricades, firearms, and ammunition, $45,000.

Natives in Alaska: For an additional amount for natives in Alaska, fiscal year 1941, including the objects specified under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1941, to remain available until June 30, 1943, $60,000.

Medical relief in Alaska: For an additional amount for medical relief in Alaska, fiscal year 1941, including the objects specified under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1941, to remain available until June 30, 1943, $20,000.

Reindeer service: For an additional amount for reindeer service in Alaska, fiscal year 1941, including the objects specified under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1941, to remain available until June 30, 1943, $3,000.

Compensation and expenses of attorney or attorneys for the Menominee Indians, Wisconsin (tribal funds): For compensation and expenses of an attorney or firm of attorneys employed by the Menominee Indians under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior in accordance with existing law, fiscal year 1942, $5,200, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of said Indians.

Compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys for the Indians of the Klamath Reservation, Oregon (tribal funds): For compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys employed by the Indians of the Klamath Reservation, Oregon, under a contract or contracts approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $12,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of said Indians: Provided, That the amount herein appropriated shall be available for compensation earned and expenses incurred during the period covered by the said contract or contracts.

Compensation and expenses of attorneys, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Montana (tribal funds): For compensation and expenses of any attorney or attorneys employed by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, Montana, under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior on May 9, 1941, fiscal year 1942, $7,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of such tribes.

Compensation of attorneys, Quinaielt Reservation, Washington: For payment to the attorneys of record for certain Quinaielt Indians, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 9, 1940 (54 Stat. 48), fiscal year 1941, $3,616.48.

TITLE II—JUDGMENTS AND AUTHORIZED CLAIMS
AUDITED CLAIMS

SEC. 204.

(a) For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1938 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 206), as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 273, Seventy-seventh Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

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Department of the Interior:

For construction, and so forth, irrigation systems, Indian reservations (reimbursable), $166.02.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $5.83.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $45.70.
For Indian school support, $716.58.
For conservation of health among Indians, $98.93.
For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $137.27.
For emergency conservation work (transfer to Interior, Indians, Act February 9, 1937), $59.82.
For emergency conservation work (transfer to Interior, Indians, Act June 22, 1936), $14.90.
For maintenance, Hogback irrigation project, Navajo Reservation, New Mexico, 40 cents.
For emergency conservation fund (transfer from War to Interior, Indians, Act June 19, 1934), $24.

Emergency Relief:

For emergency relief, emergency conservation work, Interior, Indians, miscellaneous projects, Indian reservations, $20.

(b) For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund where the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1938 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 78, Seventy-seventh Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

Department of the Interior:

For Indian school support, $44.01.
For general expenses, Indian Service, $94.55.
For conservation of health among Indians, $76.89.
For Indian boarding schools, 49 cents.
For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, 59 cents.
For irrigation, Indian reservations (reimbursable), $2.26.
For expenses of organizing Indian corporations, $68.35.
For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $65.63.

Approved, July 3, 1941.


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