Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law86-94||Potawatomi Indians. Use of funds.|
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 Citizen Band of Potawatomi Indians of Oklahoma and to the credit of the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Indians of Kansas that were appropriated to pay a judgment by the Indians Claims Commission for inadequate compensation for lands ceded under the treaties of November 15, 1861 (12 Stat. 1191), and February 27, 1867 (15 Stat. 531), and the Act of July 1, 1862 (12 Stat. 489), and the interest thereon, may be advanced or expended for any purpose that is authorized by the respective tribal governing bodies and approved by the Secretary of the Interior. Any part of such funds that may be distributed per
capita to the members of the bands shall not be subject to Federal or State income tax.
Approved, July 17, 1959.