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shall apportion from such amount to (A) the Secretary of the Interior the amount necessary for such assistance for children and teachers in elementary and secondary schools operated for Indian children by the Department of the Interior, and (B) the Secretary of Defense the amount necessary for such assistance for children and teachers in the overseas dependents schools of the Department of Defense. The terms upon which payments for such purpose shall be made to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Defense shall be determined pursuant to such criteria as the Commissioner determines will best carry out the purposes of this title.
“(2) From the sums appropriated for carrying out this title for any fiscal year pursuant to section 301 (b), the Commissioner shall apportion $200,000 to each State and shall apportion the remainder of such sums among the States as follows:
“(A) He shall apportion to each State an amount which bears the same ratio to 50 per centum of such remainder as the number of children aged five to seventeen, inclusive, in the State bears to the number of such children in all the States, and
"(B) He shall apportion to each State an amount which bears the same ratio to 50 per centum of such remainder as the
population of the State bears to the population of all the States. For the purposes of this subsection, the term 'State' does not include the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands."
78 Stat. 1109. 20 U. S. C. 644.
IMAKING THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO INDIANS LIVING ON
RESERVATIONS PERMANENT SEC. 225. (a) The first sentence of section 14 (b) of such Act is amended by striking out "ending prior to July 1, 1966," and ", not to exceed $60,000,000 in the aggregate,".
(b) The third sentence of section 14 (b) is amended by striking out ", except that after June 30, 1966, no agreement may be made to extend assistance under this section”.
Approved, November 3, 1966.
November 3, 1966
(S. 2947] 80 Stat. 1246
PUBLIC LAW 89-753
more effective certain programs pursuant to such Act.
Clean Water Restoration Act of 1966.
70 Stat. 506; 79 Stat. 903.
33 U. S. C. 466j.
I SEC. 209. Paragraph (f) of section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act is amended by striking out the period at the end thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a comma and the following: "and an Indian tribe or an authorized Indian tribal organization."
Approved, November 3, 1966.
November 3, 1966
(S. 3708) 80 Stat. 1255
PUBLIC LAW 89-754
blighted areas and for providing the public facilities and services necessary to
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the “Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966".
Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan De. velopment Act of 1966.
ASSISTANCE FOR HOUSING IN ALASKA SEC. 1004. (a) The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (hereinafter referred to as the “Secretary") is authorized to make loans and grants to the State of Alaska, or any duly authorized agency or instrumentality thereof, in accordance with a statewide program prepared by such State, agency, or instrumentality, and approved by the Secretary, to assist in the provision of housing and related facilities for Alaska natives and other Alaska residents who are otherwise unable to finance such housing and related facilities upon terms and conditions which they can afford. The program shall (1) specify the Iminimum and maximum standards for such housing and related facilities (not to exceed an average of $7,500 per dwelling unit); (2) to the extent feasible, encourage the proposed users of such housing and related facilities to utilize mutual and self-help in the construction thereof; and (3) provide experience, and encourage continued participation, in self-government and individual home ownership.
(b) Grants under this section shall not exceed 75 per centum of the aggregate cost of the housing and related facilities to be constructed under an approved program.
(c) There is authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $10,000,000 to carry out the purposes of this section.
Approved, November 3, 1966.
PUBLIC LAW 89-794
November 8, 1966
(H. R. 151111 80 Stat. 1451
To provide for continued progress in the Nation's war on poverty.
Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1966.
AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 2. (a) For purposes of carrying out the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (other than part C of title I thereof) there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967, the sum of
78 Stat. 508
ITITLE III-AMENDMENTS TO TITLE III OF THE ACT
RURAL AREAS-LOAN AUTHORITY AND INDEMNITY PAYMENTS
42 U. S. C. 2851.
"exceeding $2,500 in the aggregate” and inserting in lieu thereof
(1) inserting “(1) immediately after “Provided, That”; and
(2) inserting immediately before the period at the end thereof a semicolon and the following: "and (2) a cooperative organization formed by and consisting of members of an Indian tribe (including any tribe with whom the special Federal relationship with Indians has been terminated) engaged in the production of agricultural commodities, or in manufacturing products, on an Indian reservation (or former reservation in the case of tribes with whom the special Federal relationship with Indians has been Iterminated) shall not be regarded as a cooperative organi
zation within the purview of this clause". (c) Section 331 (c) of the Act is amended by striking out “June 30, 1966" and inserting in lieu thereof “June 30, 1967".
78 Stat. 525; 79 Stat. 977.
42 U. S. C. 2881.
TITLE III PROGRAMS—DURATION
42 U. S. C. 2871.
SEC. 302. Part C of title III of the Act is amended to read as follows:
"PART C-DURATION OF PROGRAM “SEC. 321. The Director shall carry out the programs provided for in this title during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967, and the three succeeding fiscal years. For each such fiscal year only such sums may be appropriated as the Congress may authorize by law.”
ITITLE VIII-REVISION OF PROVISIONS RELATING TO VISTA
SEC. 801. The Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new title:
"TITLE VIII–VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO AMERICA
“STATEMENT OF PURPOSE "SEC. 801. It is the purpose of this title to enable and encourage volunteers to participate in a personal way in the war on poverty, by living and working among deprived people of all ages in urban areas, Irural communities, on Indian reservations, in migrant worker camps and Job Corps camps and centers; to stimulate, develop and coordinate programs of volunteer training and service; and, through such programs, to encourage individuals from all walks of life to make a commitment to combating poverty in their home communities, both as volunteers and as members of the helping professions.
"AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH VISTA PROGRAM "SEC. 802. (a) The Director is authorized to recruit, select, train, and
“(1) upon request of State or local agencies or private nonprofit organizations, refer volunteers to perform duties in furtherance of programs combating poverty at a State or local level; and
"(2) in cooperation with other Federal, State, or local agencies involved, assign volunteers to work (A) in meeting the health, education, welfare, or related needs of Indians living on reservations, of migratory workers and their families, or of residents of the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, or the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; (B) in the care and rehabilitation of the mentally ill or mentally retarded under treatment at non
profit mental health or mental retardation facilities assisted in their construction or operation by Federal funds; and (C) in connection with programs or activities authorized, supported, or
of a character eligible for assistance under this Act. “(b) The referral or assignment of volunteers under this section shall be on such terms and conditions (including restrictions on political activities that appropriately recognize the special status of volunteers living among the persons or groups served by programs to which they have been assigned) as the Director may determine; but volunteers shall not be so referred or assigned to duties or work in any State, nor shall programs under section 805 be conducted in any State without the consent of the Governor.”
ITITLE XI_AMENDMENTS TO CERTAIN OTHER ACTS
79 Stat. 561.
I SEC. 1102. Clause (3) of section 401 (b) of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 is amended to read as follows:
“(3) no area shall be designated which does not have a population of at least one thousand five hundred persons, except that this limitation shall not apply to any area designated under section 401 (a) (3; and".
Approved, November 8, 1966.
PUBLIC LAWS OF THE NINETIETH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1967
April 10, 1967 (HR. 2536) 81 Stat. 11
Indian Claims Com. mission.
PUBLIC LAW 90-9
AN ACT To terminate the Indian Clams Commission, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 23 of the Act entitled "An Act to create an Indian Claims Commission, to provide for the powers, duties, and functions thereof, and for other purposes”, approved August 13, 1946 (60 Stat. 1049, 1055), as amended (75 Stat. 92; 25 U. S. C. 70v), is hereby amended to read as follows:
“SEC. 23. The existence of the Commission shall terminate at the end of ten years from and after April 10, 1962, or at such earlier time as the Commission shall have made its final report to the Congress on all claims filed with it. Upon its dissolution the records of the Commission shall be delivered to the Archivist of the United States."
SEC. 2. Subsection (a) of section 3 of said Act, as amended (25 U.S.C. 70b), is further amended to read as follows:
“SEC. 3. (a) The Commission shall consist of five Commissioners who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The President shall designate one Commissioner as Chairman. At all times at least three Commissioners shall be members of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States in good standing. No more than three Commissioners shall be of the same political party. Each Commissioner shall take an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and to discharge faithfully the duties of his office.
"The persons holding the offices of Chief Commissioner and Associate Commissioner of the Indian Claims Commission on April 9, 1967, shall continue in office serving as Commissioners of the Indian Claims Commission until June 30, 1968, unless prior to that date the President shall appoint them pursuant to this section.”
SEC. 3. Subsection (d) of said section 3, as amended, is further amended by striking out “Two members" and inserting in lieu thereof “Three Commissioners” and by striking out “two members" and inserting in lieu thereof “three Commissioners.”
60 Stat. 1050.
SEC. 4. Sections 6 and 18 of said Act (25 U. S. C. 70e and 709) are each amended by striking out "Chief Commissioner" and inserting in lieu thereof "Chairman".
SEC. 5. The Act of August 13, 1946, as amended (25 U. S. C. 70–70v), is amended by adding at the end thereof a new section as follows:
“TRIAL CALENDAR “SEC. 27. (a) The Commission shall, not later than one year after the effective date of this section, prepare a trial calendar which will set a date, not later than December 31, 1970, for the trial of each claim pending before the Commission.
"(b) If a claimant fails to proceed with the trial of its claim on the date set for that purpose, the Commission shall enter an order dismissing the claim with prejudice unless for good cause the Commission grants a continuance, which continuance shall be for a period of not more than six months. No further continuances shall be granted upon motion of the same party except upon a showing that unforeseeable events beyond the control of the party have occurred which make it imperative that such further continuances be granted, and in no event shall such further continuances exceed an aggregate of six months. If, upon the expiration of the final period of continuance granted, the claimant fails to proceed with the trial of its claim, the Commission Ishall enter an order dismissing the claim with prejudice. The Commission may, however, stay the entry of any such order if it finds that a final compromise of the claim is being negotiated in good faith by the parties.”
SEC. 6. Section 5316 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out paragraph (46) and by amending paragraph (47) to read as follows:
"(47) Commissioners, Indian Claims Commission (5).".
80 Stat. 464.
April 22, 1967
(S. 1177) 81 Stat. 13
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Indians.
PUBLIC LAW 90-11
the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Indians of the Flathead Reserva-
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the unexpended balance of funds on deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Indians of the Flathead Reservation that were appropriated by the Act of October 27, 1966 (80 Stat. 1065), to pay a judgment by the Indian Claims Commission in docket numbered 61, and the interest thereon, less payment of attorneys fees and expenses, may be invested, expended, or advanced for any purpose that is authorized by the tribal governing body and approved by the Secretary of the Interior. Any part of such funds that may be distributed to the members of the tribes shall not be subject to Federal or State income taxes.
Approved, April 22, 1967.
May 29, 1967
PUBLIC LAW 90-21
Second Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1967.