Sale of Crow Indian Lands

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Committee Serial No. 20. Considers legislation to eliminate acreage restrictions on the sale of Crow Indian lands and validate land conveyances previously made in violation of the Act. Hearings were held at Crow Indian Reservation, Mont. Considers (85) H.R. 2381, (85) H.R. 7255, (85) S. 332.
 

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Page 11 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED In compliance with clause 3 of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by the bill, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is •enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italics, existing law in which no change is proposed is shown in roman...
Page 11 - The master of a vessel who shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars.
Page 35 - Withdrawal of bids. Bids may be withdrawn on written or telegraphic request received from bidders prior to the time fixed for opening. Negligence on the part of the bidder in preparing the bid confers no right for the withdrawal of the bid after it has been opened.
Page 35 - Bids received prior to the time of opening will be securely kept, unopened. The officer whose duty It Is to open them will decide when the specified time has arrived, and no bid received thereafter will be considered, except that When a bid arrives by mail after the time fixed for opening, but before award is made, and it is shown to the satisfaction of the officer authorized to make the award that...
Page 67 - Brown and Levi B. Gritts, on their own behalf and on behalf of all other Cherokee citizens, having like interests in the property allotted under the act of July first, nineteen hundred and two, entitled, 'An Act to Provide for the Allotment of Lands of the Cherokee Nation, for the Disposition of Town Sites Therein, and for Other Purposes,
Page 11 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW In compliance with subsection (4) of rule XXIX of the Standing Rules of the Senate, changes in existing law made by the bill, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italic, existing law in which no change is proposed is shown in roman...
Page 66 - In compliance with paragraph 2a of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law...
Page 63 - ROGERS, Chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs, House of Representatives. MY DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN: Further reference is made to your request for a report on HR 3796, a bill to extend the period of restrictions on lands of the Quapaw Indians, Oklahoma, and for other purposes.
Page 21 - That the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, and he is authorized, whenever he shall be satisfied that any Indian allottee is competent and capable of managing his or her affairs at any time to cause to be issued to such allottee a patent in fee simple, and thereafter all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said land shall be removed...
Page 65 - Chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs, House of Representatives. • MY DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN : Further reference is made to your request for a report on HR 5477, a bill for the benefit of the Indians of the Crow Reservation, Mont.

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