25 U.S. Code § 701 - Advances or expenditures from tribal funds
Pending the completion of the property dispositions provided for in this subchapter, the funds now on deposit, or hereafter deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of a tribe shall be available for advance to the tribe, or for expenditure, for such purposes as may be designated by the governing body of the tribe and approved by the Secretary.
Source(Aug. 13, 1954, ch. 733, § 11,68 Stat. 726.)