25 U.S. Code § 883 - Osage Tribe; disposition of judgment fund

(a) Persons eligible for allotments; excepted sums
The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to distribute per capita to all persons whose names appear on the roll of the Osage Tribe of Indians approved by the Secretary of the Interior April 11, 1908, pursuant to the Act of June 28, 1906 (34 Stat. 539), all funds which were appropriated by the Act of January 8, 1971 (84 Stat. 1981), in satisfaction of a judgment that was obtained by the Osage Nation of Indians in the Indian Claims Commission against the United States in dockets numbered 105, 106, 107, and 108, together with interest thereon, except the sum of $1,000,000 and any funds that revert to the Osage Tribe and except the amount allowed for attorney fees and expenses and the cost of distribution.
(b) Education program; advances, expenditures, etc., for financing such program
The sum of $1,000,000 plus any funds that revert to the Osage Tribe may be advanced, expended, invested, or reinvested for the purpose of financing an education program of benefit to the Osage Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, such program to be administered as authorized by the Secretary of the Interior.
(c) Withdrawal of funds for payment of costs of carrying out provisions
The Secretary of the Interior may make appropriate withdrawals from the judgment funds and interest thereon, using interest funds first, to pay costs incident to carrying out the provisions of sections 883 to 883d of this title.

Source

(Pub. L. 92–586, § 1,Oct. 27, 1972, 86 Stat. 1295; Pub. L. 98–605, § 5,Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3168.)
References in Text

Act of June 28, 1906, referred to in subsec. (a), is act June 28, 1906, ch. 3572, 34 Stat. 539, which was not classified to the Code.
Act of January 8, 1971, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 91–665, Jan. 8, 1971, 84 Stat. 1981, which was not classified to the Code.
The Indian Claims Commission, referred to in subsec. (a), terminated Sept. 30, 1978. See Codification note set out under former section 70 et seq. of this title.
Amendments

1984—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–605struck out “or other socioeconomic programs” after “an education program” and substituted “such program” for “such programs”.

 

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