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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CHS. 780-782-OCT. 9, 1940 tives, Miscellaneous Items", for the particular fiscal year involved and each such part shall be paid to the Architect of the Capitol by the Clerk of the House of Representatives in such sum as such appro- priation or appropriations shall hereafter specify and shall be deposited by such Architect in full in such special deposit account. (c) Deposits and disbursements under such special deposit account (1) shall be made by the Architect, or, when directed by him by such employees of the Architect as he may designate, and' (2) shall be subject to audit by the General Accounting Office at such times and in such manner as the Comptroller General may direct: Pro- vided, That payments made by or under the direction of the Archi- tect of the Capitol from such special deposit account shall be conclusive upon all officers of the government. (d) The Architect, Assistant Architect, and any employees of the Architect designated by the Architect under subsection (c) hereof shall each give bond in the sum of $5,000 with such surety as the Secretary of the Treasury may approve for the handling of the financial transactions under such special deposit account. SEC. 209. This Act may be cited as the "First Supplemental Civil Functions Appropriation Act, 1941". Approved, October 9, 1940. 1057 Deposits and dis- bursements. Proviso. Payments. Bond. Short title. [CHAPTER 781] AN ACT October 9,1940 To authorize the leasing of certain Indian lands subject to the approval of the [8. 213 Secretary of the Interior. [Public, No. 813] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwith- standing any other provision of law, any Indian lands on the Port Madison and Snohomish or Tulalip Indian Reservations in the State of Washington, may be leased by the Indians with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and upon such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, for a term not exceeding twenty-five years: Provided, however, That such leases may provide for renewal for an additional term not exceeding twenty-five years, and the Secre- tary of the Interior is hereby authorized to prescribe such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Approved, October 9, 1940. [CHAPTER 782] AN ACT For the relief of certain former disbursing officers for the Civil Works Adminis- tration and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptrol- ler General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to allow credit in the accounts of disbursing officers for pay- ments made in good faith on public account from appropriations made available to the Civil Works Administration and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration for expenditure, notwithstanding the failure to comply with requirements of existing law or regula- tions: Provided, That the Commissioner of Work Projects or his duly authorized representative shall certify that the payments appear to be free from fraud or collusion on the part of the disbursing officer making the payment. 193470--41 -PT . -- 67 Washington. Lease of designated Indian lands. Prenewo. Renewal; rules etae. October 9, 1940 Is. 3868] [Public. No. 814] Civil Works and Federal Emergency Relief Administra- tions. Relief of former dis- bursing officers. Proviso. Freedom from fraud.