25 U.S. Code § 1300e–1 - Per capita shares to members of Assiniboine Tribe of Fort Peck Reservation; deductions; eligibility for payments

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The share of the Assiniboine Tribe of the Fort Peck Reservation, after deducting $50,000 to be used as provided in section 1300e–2 of this title, and after deducting the estimated costs of distribution and all other appropriate expenses, shall be distributed per capita to each person born on or before, and living on, October 25, 1972, who is a citizen of the United States, is duly enrolled on the approved roll of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation, and is of Assiniboine lineal descent: Provided, That persons in the following categories shall not be eligible to receive a per capita payment:
(a) persons who possess a greater degree of Fort Peck Sioux blood than Fort Peck Assiniboine blood,
(b) persons who possess equal degrees of Fort Peck Assiniboine and Fort Peck Sioux blood and who elect to be enrolled as Sioux, and
(c) persons who participated, or were eligible to participate, in the distribution of funds under the provisions of the Act of June 19, 1970 (84 Stat. 313) [25 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.], for the disposition of the judgment of the Sioux Tribe of the Fort Peck Reservation in docket numbered 279–A.


(Pub. L. 92–557, § 2,Oct. 25, 1972, 86 Stat. 1171.)
References in Text

Act June 19, 1970, referred to in text, is act June 19, 1970, Pub. L. 91–283, 84 Stat. 313, which is classified generally to subchapter LXII (§ 1201 et seq.) of this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.


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