25 U.S. Code § 305 - Indian Arts and Crafts Board; creation and composition; per diem payments

prev | next
A board is created in the Department of the Interior to be known as “Indian Arts and Crafts Board”, and hereinafter referred to as the Board. The Board shall be composed of five commissioners, who shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior as soon as possible after August 27, 1935 and shall continue in office, two for a term of two years, one for a term of three years, and two for a term of four years from the date of their appointment, the term of each to be designated by the Secretary of the Interior, but their successors shall be appointed for a term of four years except that any person chosen to fill a vacancy shall be appointed for the unexpired term of the commissioner whom he succeeds. Both public officers and private citizens shall be eligible for membership on the Board. The Board shall elect one of the commissioners as chairman. One or two vacancies on the Board shall not impair the right of the remaining commissioners to exercise all the powers of the Board.
The commissioner shall serve without compensation: Provided, That each Commissioner shall be paid per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses at a rate that does not exceed the rate authorized by section 5703 of title 5 to be paid to persons serving without compensation.


(Aug. 27, 1935, ch. 748, § 1,49 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 87–23, § 1,Apr. 24, 1961, 75 Stat. 45.)

“Section 5703 of title 5” substituted in text for “the Act of August 2, 1946 (60 Stat. 808) as heretofore or hereafter amended (5 U.S.C. 73b–2)” on authority of Pub. L. 89–554, § 7(b),Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 631, the first section of which enacted Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

1961—Pub. L. 87–23substituted authorization for payment of per diem to Board members at the rate authorized for other persons serving without compensation for former provision reimbursing actual expenses, including travel expenses, subsistence and office overhead, incurred incidental to performance of duties.
Short Title of 2010 Amendment

Pub. L. 111–211, title I, § 101(a),July 29, 2010, 124 Stat. 2258, provided that: “This title [amending sections 305d and 305e of this title and section 1159 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure] may be cited as the ‘Indian Arts and Crafts Amendments Act of 2010’.”
Short Title of 2000 Amendment

Pub. L. 106–497, § 1,Nov. 9, 2000, 114 Stat. 2219, provided that: “This Act [amending section 305e of this title] may be cited as the ‘Indian Arts and Crafts Enforcement Act of 2000’.”
Short Title of 1990 Amendment

Pub. L. 101–644, title I, § 101,Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4662, provided that: “This title [enacting sections 305d and 305e of this title, amending section 305a of this title and sections 1158 and 1159 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 305e of this title] may be cited as the ‘Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990’.”
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1262, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

25 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large

This is a list of parts within the Code of Federal Regulations for which this US Code section provides rulemaking authority.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.

25 CFR - Indians



LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.