P U B L I C LAW 8 7. 2 4 - A P R. 24, 1961
Public Law 87-23 AN ACT To authorize the payment of per diem to members of tlje Indian Arts and Ci-afts Board at the same rate that is authorized for other persons serving the Federal Government without compensation.
April 24. 1961 f. 1297] ^
Be it enacted ty the Senate and Home of Representatives of the Indian Arts United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Crafts Board. and Act of August 27, 1935 (49 Stat. 891), is amended by changing the ^'PeV diTm pay proviso in the last sentence to read as follows: ^'Provided, That each "^j?use aos. Commissioner shall be paid per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses at a rate that does not exceed the rate authorized by the Act of August 2, 1946 (60 Stat. 808), as heretofore or hereafter amended (5 U.S.C. 73b-2}, to be paid to persons serving without compensation." SEC. 2. The limitation on the payment of per diem in lieu of subsist- Repeal, ence to members of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board that is contained in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1940 (53 Stat. 685, 25 USC 30SC-1. 699), is repealed. Approved April 24, 1961.
Public Law 87-24 ^NACT To authorize the use of funds arising from a judgment in favor of the Nez Perce Tribe of Indians, and for other purposes.
April 24. 1961 Cs. 1295]
Be it enacted by the Senate and' House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the funds on Jf^alTerceTribe deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Nez funds. *""* ' *' Perce Tribe that were appropriated to pay a judgment by the Indian Claims Commission in docket 175-A, and the funds that may be deosited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Nez erce Tribe to pay any judgments arising out of proceedings presently pending before the Indian Claims Commission in dockets 175 and 180-A, and the interest thereon, after payment of attorney fees and expenses shall be divided by crediting 86.5854 per centum of such funds to the account of the Nez Perc« Tribe of Idaho and 13.4146 per centum to the account of the Confederated Tribes of the Colvilie Reservation. These funds may thereafter 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 tribes shall not be subject to Federal or State income tax. SEC. 2. The credit to the account of the Confederated Tribes of the conditk^"""**"* Colville Reservation authorized by this Act, insofar as the judgment °" °"^* in docket 175-A is concerned, shall not be made until the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation submit to the Secretary of the Interior assurances satisfactory to him that the Confederated Tribes have agreed that any judgment against the United States that has been or may be recovered by one or more of the constituent groups thereof, including the judgment in docket 181, will be deposited to the credit of the Confederated Tribes. The credit to the account of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho authorized by this Act, insofar as the judgment in docket 175-A is concerned, shall not be made until the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho submits to th.^ Secretary of the Interior assurances