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[87 STAT. 468]
[87 STAT. 468]
PUBLIC LAW 93-000—MMMM. DD, 1973

468 Effective date.

Proposed legislation, report to Congress.

Rules and regulations.

P u b l i c a t i o n in Federal Register. Hearings.

T a x exemption.

49 Stat. 620. 42 USC 1305.

PUBLIC LAW 93-135-OCT. 24, 1973

[87 STAT.

SEC. 5. (a) The plan prepared by the Secretary shall become effective, and he shall take immediate action to implement the plan for the use or distribution of such judgment funds, at the end of the sixty-day period (excluding days on which either the House of Representatives or the Senate is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three calendar days to a day certain) beginning on the day such plan is submitted to the Congress, unless during such sixtyday period either House adopts a resolution disapproving such plans. (b) Within thirty calendar days after the date of adoption of a resolution disapproving a plan, the Secretary shall submit to the Congress proposed legislation, together with a report thereon, authorizing use or distribution of such funds. SEC. 6. (a) The Secretary shall promulgate rules and regulations to implement this Act no later than the end of the one hundred and eighty-day period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act. Among other things, such rules and regulations shall provide for adequate notice to all entities and persons who may receive funds under any Indian judgment of all relevant procedures pursuant to this Act concerning any such judgment. (b) No later than sixty days prior to the promulgation of such rules and regulations the Secretary shall publish the proposed rules and regulations in the Federal Register. (c) No later than thirty days prior to the promulgation of such rules and regulations, the Secretary shall provide, with adequate public notice, the opportunity for hearings on the proposed rules and regulations, once published, to all interested parties. SEC. 7. None of the funds distributed per capita or held in trust under the provisions of this Act shall be subject to Federal or State income taxes, and the per capita payments shall not be considered as income or resources when determining the extent of eligibility lor assistance under the Social Security Act. Approved October 19, 1973.

Public Law 93-135 October 24, 1973 [H. R. 8619]

Agriculture-Environmental and Consumer Protection Appropriation Act, 1974.

AN ACT Making appropriations for Agriculture-Environmental and Consumer Protection programs for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, 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 otherwise appropriated, for Agriculture-Environmental and Consumer Protection programs for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, and for other purposes; namely: TITLE I—AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT or



For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture, including the dissemination of agricultural information and the coordination of informational work and programs authprized by