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IBUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS For deposit by the Secretary of the Treasury to the official trust fund checking account of the special disbursing agent of the Rosebud Indian agency, Rosebud, South Dakota, for disposition as provided by and subject to the provisions of the Act of June 22, 1944 (Private Law 307), $2,382.77.

For compensation and expenses of an attorney employed by the Colorado River Tribe of Indians of the Colorado River Reservation, Arizona, under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior on July 24, 1944, $800, fiscal year 1944, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the tribe.

Colorado River Tribe of Indians, attorney.

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ITITLE III-JUDGMENTS AND AUTHORIZED CLAIMS

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18 Stat. 110.

TAUDITED CLAIMS SEC. 304. (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 1942 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 House Document Numbered 799, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

23 Stat. 254.

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I For administration of Indian property, $7.88.

For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $171.90.

For conservation of health among Indians, $840.67.
For education of natives of Alaska, $258.93.
For general expenses, Indian service, $12.20.
For Indian school support, $510.61.
For Indian Service supply fund, $403.40.
For irrigation, Indian reservations (reimbursable), $9.55.
For maintaining law and order on Indian reservations, $140.10.

For maintenance, irrigation systems, Flathead Reservations, Montana (receipt limitation), $17.54.

For maintenance, San Carlos irrigation project, Gila River Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable), $1.94.

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $164.38.
For support and rehabilitation of needy Indians, $332.52.

For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $13.93.

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December 22, 1944

(H. R. 44851 (Public Law 534)

58 Stat. 887

Authorizing the construction of certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood

control, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, In connection with the exercise of jurisdiction over the rivers of the Nation through the construction of works of improvement, for navigation or flood control,

Navigation and flood control. Declaration of policy.

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las herein authorized, it is hereby declared to be the policy of the Congress to recognize the interests and rights of the States in determining the development of the watersheds within their borders and likewise their interests and rights in water utilization and control, as herein authorized to preserve and protect to the fullest possible extent established and potential uses, for all purposes, of the waters of the Nation's rivers; to facilitate the consideration of projects on a basis of comprehensive and coordinated development; and to limit the authorization and construction of navigation works to those in which a substantial benefit to navigation will be realized therefrom and which can be operated consistently with appropriate and economic use of the waters of such rivers by other users.

I SEC. 9.

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(c) Subject to the basin-wide findings and recommendations regarding the benefits, the allocations of costs and the repayments by water users, made in said House and Senate documents, the reclamation and power developments to be undertaken by the Secretary of the Interior under said plans shall be governed by the Federal Reclamation Laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto), except that irrigation of Indian trust and tribal lands, and repayment therefor, shall be in accordance with the laws relating to Indian lands.

December 23, 1944

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HR. 47821 (Public Law 549]

58 Stat. 917

Sale of lands.

Approved, December 22, 1944. (CHAPTER 711)

AN ACT
To authorize the sale of certain lands of the Tulalip Tribe of Indians, State of

Washington. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of Tulalip Tribe of Indithe Interior is hereby authorized, in his discretion, under such rules ans. Wash; and regulations as he may prescribe, and with the approval of the governing officials of the Tulalip Tribe of Indians, to sell and convey to the purchasers certain lands, commonly referred to as tidelands, fronting upon lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 of section 1, township 29 north, range 4 east, the south half of section 36, township 30 north, range 4 east, and lot 1 of section 6, township 29 north, range 5 east, Willamette meridian, Washington. Title to the lands so sold shall be conveyed by deed executed by the Governing officials of the tribe and approved by the Secretary of the Interior. In the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, the lands may be offered for sale by lots or parcels based upon local lot descriptions as identified by local plats of survey covering Priest Point Park Subdivisions: Provided, That the proceeds Deposit of proceeds. of the sale of the lands shall be deposited with the bonded disbursing officer of the Tulalip Indian Agency to the credit of the Tulalip Indian Tribe, a corporation, and, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, such proceeds may be reinvested in other lands, in accordance with and subject to the provisions of the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984).

Approved, December 23, 1944.
PRIVATE LAWSOF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTHCONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1944

25 U. S. C. $$ 461-479.

(CHAPTER 704]

AN ACT
To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue to Charles F. White a

patent in fee to certain land.

December 22, 1944

IS. 1925 (Private Law 545)

58 Stat. 1092

Charles F. White

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to issue to Charles F. White, Crow allottee numbered 1444, a patent in fee to lots 5, 6, 7, 8, south half of section 9; lots 5, 6, north half of the north half of the southwest quarter of section 10, township 1 south, range 38 east, Montana principal meridian, Big Horn County, Montana, containing four hundred and twelve and thirty-seven one-hundredths acres.

Approved, December 22, 1944.

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IS, 20261 (Private Law 546)

58 Stat. 1092 Richard Pickett.

Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Richard Pickett. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to issue to Richard Pickett, a patent in fee to the following-described lands allotted to him on the Crow Indian Reservation, Montana: The east half of section 11, the east half of the northwest quarter and the west half of the northeast quarter of section 14, township 2 south, range 30 east, and the west half of the northeast quarter and the north half of the southeast quarter of section 28, township 2 south, range 32 east, Montana principal meridian.

Approved, December 22, 1944.

PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1945

(CHAPTER 19]

AN ACT

March 2. 1945

IS, 351 [Public Law 141

59 Stat. 10

Rivers and harbors, improvements.

Policy of Congress.

Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on

rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in connection with the exercise of jurisdiction over the rivers of the Nation through the construction of works of improvement, for navigation or flood control, as herein authorized, it is hereby declared to be the policy of the Congress to recognize the interests and rights of the States in determining the development of the watersheds within their borders and likewise their interests and rights in water utilization and control, as herein authorized to preserve and protect to the fullest possible extent established and potential uses, for all purposes, of the waters of the Nation's rivers; to facilitate the consideration of projects on a basis of comprehensive and coordinated development; and to limit the authorization and construction of navigation works to those in which a substantial benefit to navigation will be realized therefrom and which can be operated consistently with appropriate and economic use of the waters of such rivers by other users.

Projects authorized.

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I SEC. 2. The following works of improvement of rivers, harbors, and other waterways are hereby adopted and authorized in the interest of Inational security and the stabilization of employment, and shall be prosecuted as speedily as may be consistent with budgetary requirements, under the direction of the Secretary of War and supervision of the Chief of Engineers, in accordance with the plans in the respective reports hereinafter designated and subject to the conditions set forth therein: Provided, That no project herein authorized shall be appropriated for or constructed until six months after the termination of the present wars in which the United States is engaged unless the construction of such project has been recommended by an authorized

Post-war appropriation and construction.

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Penstocks.

defense agency and approved by the President as being necessary or desirable in the interest of the national defense and security, and the President has notified the Congress to that effect: Provided further, That penstocks or other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam herein authorized when approved by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and of the Federal Power Commission, and such recommendations shall be based upon consideration of the proper utilization and conservation in the public interest of the resources of the region:

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Columbia River. Replacement of In.

I Columbia River at Bonneville, Oregon: The Secretary of War is hereby authorized, under such terms and conditions as he may deem advisable, to acquire lands and provide facilities in the States of dian fishing grounds. Oregon and Washington to replace Indian fishing grounds submerged or destroyed as a result of the construction of Bonneville Dam: Provided, That not to exceed $50,000 may be expended for this purpose from funds heretofore or hereafter appropriated for maintenance and improvement of existing river and harbor works: Provided further, That such lands and facilities shall be transferred to the Secretary of the Interior for the use and benefit of the Indians, and shall be subject to the same conditions, safeguards, and protections as the treaty fishing grounds submerged or destroyed;

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April 25, 1945

(H.R. 23741 (Public Law 40)

59 Stat. 77

Approved, March 2, 1945. (CHAPTER 95)

AN ACT
Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal

year ending June 30, 1945, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental
appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1945, and June 30, 1946, and for
other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the First Deficiency ApUnited States of America in Congress assembled, That the following propriation Act, 1945. 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, 1945, and for prior fiscal years to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1945, and June 30, 1946, and for other purposes, namely:

TITLE I-GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS

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IBUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS General expenses: For an additional amount for general expenses, Indian Service, fiscal year 1945, including the objects specified under the appropriation for this purpose in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1945, $2,300.

58 Stat. 469.

San Carlos project,

IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE For an additional amount for operation and maintenance of the San Carlos irrigation project for the irrigation of lands in the Gila River Ariz. Indian Reservation, Arizona, fiscal year 1945, $38,000 (operation and maintenance collections), together with $25,000 (power revenues), from which total amounts expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934; in all, $63,000.

For an additional amount for operation and maintenance of the

48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. 6 725c.

Fort Hall. Idaho.

48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. $ 725c.

Vintah project, Utah.

48 Stat. 1227.
31 U.S.C. $7250.

Colorado River Indi. ans, Ariz.

Fort Hall irrigation systems, Idaho, fiscal year 1945, $9,000 (receipt limitation), from which total amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For an additional amount for operation and maintenance of the Uintah irrigation project, Utah, fiscal year 1945, $5,000 (receipt limitation), from which total amount expenditures shall not exceed the aggregate receipts covered into the Treasury in accordance with section 4 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934.

For compensation and expenses of an attorney employed by the Colorado River Tribe of Indians of the Colorado River Reservation, Arizona, under a contract approved by the Secretary of the Interior, fiscal year 1945, $1,050, payable from funds on deposit to the credit of the tribe.

EDUCATION For support and education of Indian pupils in nonreservation boarding schools, fiscal year 1945, $47,625, to be added to the appropriation of $2,627,620 for this purpose in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1945, and to be available for the following schools:

Phoenix, Arizona: $32,375; and the amount available for the support of Indian pupils is hereby increased from $163,475 to $195,850; and the number of pupils from four hundred and twenty-five to five hundred and fifty;

Chemawa, Oregon: $15,250; and the amount available for the support of Indian pupils is hereby increased from $159,475 to $174,725; and the number of pupils from three hundred and seventy-five to four hundred and twenty-five.

Nonreservation boarding schools.

58 Stat. 477.

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IJUDGMENTS, UNITED STATES COURT OF CLAIMS SEC. 203. (a) For payment of the judgments rendered by the Court of Claims and reported to the Seventy-ninth Congress in Senate Document Numbered 23, and House Document Numbered 85, under the following agencies, namely:

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May 15, 1945

(S. 6551 (Public Law 56)

59 Stat. 167

Klamath Indians. 25 U.S.C. $ 563.

Amending the Act of June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1207), authorizing the Secretary of the

Interior to pay salary and expenses of the chairman, secretary, and interpreter of the Klamath General Council, members of the Klamath business committee and other committees appointed by said Klamath General Council, and official delegates of the Klamath Tribe, as amended, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act approved June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1207), as amended, be, and the same hereby is, further amended so as to read in full as follows:

"The Secretary of the Interior, or such official as may be designated by him, is hereby authorized beginning as of July 1, 1937, and until otherwise directed by Congress, to pay out of any unobligated tribal funds of the Klamath Indians in the Treasury of the United States salaries and expenses to the chairman, secretary, and interpreter of the Klamath General Council and members of the Klamath business committee or other committees appointed by the Klamath General Council (except the Klamath Reimbursable Loan Fund Board), when

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Salaries and penses of tribe officials.

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