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bursable fees and expenses do not exceed in the aggregate $100,000, of which not more than $50,000 shall be reimbursable as attorney fees.
SEC. 9. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the purposes of this Act.
SEC. 10. All funds paid to the tribe and individual Indians, either pursuant to this Act or pursuant to the condemnation action referred to in section 1 of this Act, shall be exempt from all forms of State and Federal taxation.
SEC. 11. Any individual member of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe shall have the right to reject the sum tendered to him as his share of the $85,242.35 in accordance with the proration under section 2 of this Act by filing within one year a notice of rejection with the Chief of Engineers, United States Army, Washington, District of Columbia. If the court, in the condemnation proceedings referred to in section 1, in determining the just compensation to which the individual is entitled, fixes an amount in excess of the amount theretofore tendered to him, the Secretary of the Army shall deposit the difference in court. No court costs shall be charged against an individual but all other costs and expenses, including counsel fees, shall be at the contesting individual's expense.
Approved, September 2, 1958.
PRIVATE LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1958
PRIVATE LAW 85-391
May 9, 1958 (H. R. 5624) 72 Stat. A 26
To clear the title to certain Indian land.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States hereby disclaims on behalf of itself and any Indian allottee, or his heirs or devisees, any interest in land described as: Lot 6, section 17, township 19 south, range 24 east, sixth principal meridian, Miami County, Kansas, and the east half northwest quarter and lots 2 and 3, section 20, township 19 south, range 24 east, sixth principal meridian, Linn County, Kansas, containing 153.10 acres more or less, which lands were conveyed under guardian's deed to G. Lehr on April 6, 1868, by A. G. McKensie, guardian of So-we-lah-shing or Brown Cabbage, and approved by O. H. Browning, Secretary of the Interior, on November 5, 1868.
Approved, May 9, 1958.
PUBLIC LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1959
April 22. 1959 (H. R. 2493) 73 Stat. 17
Pueblo, Santo Do. mingo,
PUBLIC LAW 86-13
pueblo of Santo Domingo.
the Santo Domingo Pueblo, on a line running north 52 degrees 45 minutes west, thence running 443 feet south 63 degrees east, thence north 400 feet 47 degrees 49 minutes east, thence north 470 feet 52 degrees 45 minutes west, thence south 474 feet 42 degrees west to the point of beginning, containing 4.45 acres, more or less.
Approved, April 22, 1959.
PUBLIC LAW 86-16
April 27, 1959 (H. R. 3648) 73 Stat. 20
To regulate the handling of student funds in Indian schools operated by the Bureau
of Indian Affairs, 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 Secretary of the Interior may authorize officials or employees of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to accept and to disburse deposits of funds of students and student activity associations in schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in accordance with the purposes of such deposits. Such deposits and disbursements shall be accounted for under rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.
Approved, April 27, 1959.
PUBLIC LAW 86-19
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all of the right, title, and interest of the United States in the land described below, together with the buildings and improvements thereon, is hereby declared to be held in trust for the pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico: A tract of land within section 31, township 8 north, range 3 east, New Mexico principal meridian, more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point which bears north 17 degrees 20 minutes east, 171 feet from the point where the northeast corner of the Antonio Gutierrez and Joaquin Sedillo grant and the northwest corner of the Lo de Padilla grant touch the Government corner on the south line of the Isleta Pueblo grant; thence west 180 feet; thence north 325 feet; thence east 180 feet; thence south 325 feet to the point of beginning, containing 134/100 acres, more or less, and located within the exterior boundaries of the pueblo of Isleta in the State of New Mexico.
Approved, May 13, 1959.
May 20, 1959 (HR. 5916) 73 Stat. 33
PUBLIC LAW 86-30
Second Supplemental Appropriation Act. 1959.
1 PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
CONSTRUCTION OF INDIAN HEALTH FACILITIES For an additional amount for "Construction of Indian health facilities", $1,886,000, to remain available until expended.
PAYMENT TO STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE OF INDIANS For deposit in the United States Treasury to the credit of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of Indians for rehabilitation and relocation, in accordance with the provisions of section 5 of the Act of September 2, 1958 (72 Stat. 1763), $6,960,000.
For additional amounts for appropriations for the fiscal year 1959, for increased pay costs authorized by or pursuant to law, as follows:
Bureau of Indian Affairs:
"Resources management", $878,700, of which $380,000 shall be derived by transfer from the appropriation for “Education and welfare services":
"General administrative expenses", $251,800;
June 10, 1959
(S. 1217] 73 Stat. 69
Summit Lake Indian Reservation, Nev.
PUBLIC LAW 86_38
Approved, June 10, 1959.
PUBLIC LAW 86-40
June 11, 1959
(S. 1242] 73 Stat. 70
To authorize the use of the revolving loan fund for Indians to assist Klamath Indians
during the period for terminating Federal supervision. 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 to make loans, without interest, from the revolving fund authorized by the Acts of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 986; 25 U. S. C. 470), and June 26, 1936 (49 Stat, 1968; 25 U. S. C. 506), as amended and supplemented, to members of the Klamath Tribe of Indians who elected to withdraw from the tribe pursuant to the Act of August 13, 1954 (68 Stat. 718; 25 U. S. C. 564), as amended, regardless of the degree of Indian blood of the borrower, and to collect such loans by setoff against funds payable to the borrower pursuant to said Act of August 13, 1954, as amended. The Secretary is also authorized to refinance from such revolving fund any loan made by a lending agency to a withdrawing Klamath Indian that is secured by encumbrance of his beneficial interest in tribal property with the approval of the Secretary as required by section 4 of said 1954 Act, and to include therein a nonreimbursable grant equal to the interest charges incurred by the borrower prior to such refinancing. In the event adequate funds are not available from the revolving fund to refinance a loan by such lending agency, the Secretary is authorized to pay from the revolving fund, without reimbursement, the interest charged on such loan.
Approved, June 11, 1959.
June 23, 1959 (H. R. 5728) 73 Stat. 90
Memaloose Island, Columbia River, Oreg.
To set aside and reserve Memaloose Island, Columbia River, Oregon, for the use of
the Dalles Dam project and transfer certain property to the Yakima Tribe of Indians in exchange therefor.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Act of June 24, 1926 (44 Stat. 768), concerning the withdrawal and use of Memaloose Island, Wasco County, Oregon, is repealed and the island, as described in said Act, is withdrawn from entry, sale, or other disposition and set aside for use by the Department of the Army in connection with The Dalles Dam project on the Columbia River.
SEC. 2. There is hereby taken by the United States, for The Dalles Dam project, the entire interest held in Memaloose Island by the Yakima Tribe of Indians, or any individual Indians, and in exchange therefor the Secretary of the Army or his designee shall transfer to the Secretary of the Interior the substitute burial ground designated as the Wishham Cemetery in Klickitat County, Washington, containing approximately eight and five-tenths acres of land. Title to such land shall be held in trust for the Yakima Tribe of Indians, but the tribe shall be responsible for maintenance of the burial ground and the United States shall have no responsibility therefor.
Approved, June 23, 1959.
PUBLIC LAW 86-60
June 23, 1959 (H. R. 5915 73 Stat. 92
Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960, 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 following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other
Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1960.
wise appropriated, for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960, namely:
TITLE I-DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
OFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR
Salaries and Expenses For necessary expenses of the Office of the Solicitor, $3,091,000, and in addition, not to exceed $100,000 may be reimbursed or transferred to this appropriation from other accounts available to the Department of the Interior: Provided, That hearing officers appointed for Indian probate work need not be appointed pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act (60 Stat. 237), as amended.
5 U.S.C. 1001 note.
IBUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
EDUCATION AND WELFARE SERVICES For expenses necessary to provide education and welfare services for Indians, either directly or in cooperation with States and other organizations, including payment (in advance or from date of admission), of care, tuition, assistance, and other expenses of Indians in boarding homes, institutions, or schools; grants and other assistance to needy Indians; maintenance of law and order, and payment of rewards for information or evidence concerning violations of law on Indian reservations or lands; and operation of Indian arts and crafts shops and museums; $58,700,000.
RESOURCES MANAGEMENT For expenses necessary for management, development, improvement, and protection of resources and appurtenant facilities under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including payment of irrigation assessments and charges; acquisition of water rights; advances for Indian industrial and business enterprises; operation of Indian arts and crafts shops and museums; and development of Indian arts and crafts as authorized by law; $22,202,000, and in addition, $754,000 of the Revolving Fund for Loans, Bureau of Indian Affairs, shall be used in connection with administering loans to Indians: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to expend income received from leases on lands on the Colorado River I Indian Reservation (southern and northern reserves) for the benefit of the Colorado River Indian Tribes and their members during the current fiscal year, or until beneficial ownership of the lands has been determined if such determination is made during the current fiscal year.
CONSTRUCTION For construction, major repair, and improvement of irrigation and power systems, buildings, utilities, and other facilities; acquisition of lands and interests in lands; preparation of lands for farming; and architectural and engineering services by contract; $13,575,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That no part of the sum herein appropriated shall be used for the acquisition of land within the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming outside of the boundaries of existing Indian reservations: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the acquisition of land or water rights within the States of